As Donald Trump’s popularity plummets he struggles to change the conversation. He is desperately trying to divert the public’s focus on Charlottesville and the Russian investigation. In an attempt to change the conversation, Trump announces his decision to send MORE troops to Afghanistan.
The amazing thing is that this is exactly what Trump promised NOT to do if elected. His entire campaign and inauguration speech were devoted to his position the he’d always put Ammerica First, and stop using American lives to resolve foreign Conflicts. Trump started calling for an end to the war in Afghanistan as early as 2011 and continued that push as a candidate. In at least a dozen tweets, Trump criticized the war, sometimes urging Obama to pull out American troops. In other instances, he called the effort a waste of money or of American lives.
Now President Trump, no longer trying to win votes, has admitted that his campaign to end the war, has morphed into a President that will be sending MORE soldiers to fight a war in Afganistran.
Steve Bannon was quick to show his disgust for the President doing a 180, and completely reversing his promise.
Remember when Trump said: