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Trump Drops Bomb, Media Ignores

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As his impeachment moved forward, in a morning press conference in London this week, Donald Trump mentioned casually that he and Vladimir Putin are discussing the elimination of nuclear weapons. Although this should put a major crimp in the foreign policy establishment’s all-pervading Russophobia, the US media (including Fox News) went deaf at that moment.

Trump was holding a news conference at the NATO summit, rebutting French President Macron’s accusation that, having failed to respond to Turkey’s assault on its Kurdish allies against ISIS, the alliance is ‘brain dead’. Focusing on that story, the US media ignored Trump’s latest ‘sin’: negotiating with the ‘enemy’ to eliminate weapons that would send the planet back to the stone age. Single-mindedly, it continued to cover in excruciating detail the latest installment in the........

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