By Greg McGee
Editor In Chief The Stankenrose Gazette
March 5, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
A little known strategy is becoming apparent to me in the behavior of Pres. Trump, his staff and his appointed cabinet members. Let me outline it to you.
Faced with sure defeat by an opponent that seems to be overwhelming, one of the best things you can do is to make yourself seem inconsequential, harmless, inept, blind, crippled or crazy – that is to make yourself appear to be non-threatening to the overwhelming force. Your best shot at survival is that your opponent loses interest in you because you have failed to put up a fight. They wander off to intimidate or dominate another animal, leaving you for dead. Once the opponent is out of sight, you jump up and run as fast as you can for cover.
You see this behavior throughout the animal kingdom, your own life and popular movies and stories as well. For example, in “Jurassic Park,” the only way you can escape a T-Rex is to be completely still. Don’t move until he looks away. And bears in the woods? Stand still, don’t run. Even kids who’ve never seen an actual bear outside of an iphone screen, know you can’t outrun a bear, but you may be able to bore him into leaving you alone. I’m sure you could come up with dozens of instances of this behavior in your own life, and thousands of movie plots, the drivel and the sublime, so I won’t run on.
Now, on to Trump. Because he and his staff are adults (technically,) when they tripped somehow over the knowledge of this technique, actually an evolutionary vulnerability, or “blind spot,” if you will, that allows one or the other of an human’s 7 senses to be tricked into lowering its defenses and getting complacent. While this “superior entity “rests on the laurels” he feels entitled to, the opponent (Trump and his team) circles around behind the “superior” entity and destroys it while they rest.
The way this is being implemented by Trump is like this:
Appear totally ridiculous and make choices where you appear to be absolutely insane.
Insult other world leaders. Alienate and clog all channels of communication with your administration, such as claiming all stories by all newspapers and TV that Trump doesn’t approve of to be “fake news.”
Appoint the least capable, least logical persons imaginable for every post, causing further bickering and caterwauling and division among your enemies and your supposed allies.
Propose ridiculous and pointless projects such as “the wall,”
Keep the news media and the other party in a self-righteous tizzy as they all slobber over how awful you are and what level of Dante’s Inferno you and your entire crew should be assigned to.
In short, you continually screw everything up and embarrass your opponent and they consider you to be a pathetic fraud, they can essentially ignore. Bad idea when dealing with psychopaths such as Trump, Steve Bannon and Jared Kirchner. They’re pretty smart, but soulless and devious to the extreme.
Even today, there were reports that Trump wants the AG to get the FBI to investigate Obama for wire-tapping his phone, which, if it happened, would waste a million or so $$ in time and treasure, and totally dominate the news cycles for weeks to come. The FBI, though, has a couple of dudes that are not impressed with Trumps insane claims and they just say, “this is absurd.” Maybe they’re learning the President’s game. We can only hope.
In debating and dealing with the press, you find the the things that your opponent is getting ready to say to condemn you, and you utter almost the exact same claims agains the opponent before they can. This causes almost immediate insanity and freeze up by your bamboozled opponent, because it is so twisted.
All the while, in the background, your true allies are doing the dirty work, to permanently destroy your opponents in completely legal and constitutional ways. But these events are far too wonky and technical to make the news cycle on any panic driven media, because the media always gets sucked into Trump’s latest dramatic craziness or sputtering.
A recent post to my page one of my Facebook friends, Patrick McGivern, regarding the activities of the U.S. House of Representatives as all this dramatic, social destruction Trump promised grinds its way through the legislative process, and the general public is hypnotized by the constant barrage of insanity and headlines shoveled out by the Chief Propaganda Minister, Steve Bannon.
So, these bills are before the house coming up this week. If they sound weird to you, call your congress representatives and just freak out on the phone, if you can get through. If the switchboards are jammed, as usual, keep trying. Make noise. Make your congressional representatives aware that you are not happy (if you’re not.) Or if you think the world would be a better place without the EPA, laws protecting wildlife, the Department of Education, no health care law in place and Obamacare repealed, the destruction of Planned Parenthood, Sanctuary Cities abolishment, Criminalizing Abortion, and Sanctions against Iran, a ban of all Muslims, and a wall across the Mexican border, well, then whoopee. You do whatever the hell you want. I can’t help you, because I have no time or expertise to treat the insane.
Here’s the list:
In case anyone got overly sidetracked by the Russian spy drama or whatever insanity comes next, the following bills HAVE been introduced in the House:
- HR 861 Terminate the Environmental Protection Agency
2. HR 610 Vouchers for Public Education
3. HR 899 Terminate the Department of Education
4. HJR 69 Repeal Rule Protecting Wildlife
5. HR 370 Repeal Affordable Care Act
6. HR 354 Defund Planned Parenthood
7. HR 785 National Right to Work (this one ends unions)
8. HR 83 Mobilizing Against Sanctuary Cities Bill
9. HR 147 Criminalizing Abortion (“Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act”)
10. HR 808 Sanctions against Iran
Don’t get mad. Get busy. Get loud.