Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/06/14/pompeo-angling-interfere-british-politics
It is extremely bizarre that this article completely leaves out the issue that most agitated Britons about Trump, Woody Johnson, and Mr. Potato Head’s intervention–the prospect that a UK-US trade deal would involve privatization of the beloved NHS. I agree with some of his points, but it’s what Corbyn will do should Labour come to power, including shifting UK foreign policy, that really worries them. This is the real Allende analogy.
US interference has been standard operating procedure for decades.
Karl Rove helped swing Sweden’s gubmit rightward.
Now that the 1% own enough US politicians to get whatever they want they are buying politicians around the globe.
Why not? Bannon helped get Brexit onto the ballot. Success.
Bannon helped Bolsonaro get elected. Success.
Bannon helped Trump get elected. Success.
These sh*theels are far better at what they do than are the Democrats…sad to say.