New Policy Advisor: Fox News

Really Freakin’ Scary!

Filosofa's Word

Carlson TuckerU.S. Foreign Policy is now apparently driven by Fox News!  On Wednesday evening, Carlson Tucker of Fox News made the claim that South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was illegally seizing land from white farmers in South Africa.  As we all know, Donald Trump gets all his news from Fox News, but apparently he gets his foreign policy briefings from Fox also.Trump tweet 1

Note that 126,000 people liked this.  That speaks volumes, don’t you think?

It is immediately and painfully obvious that Donald Trump is not familiar with the history of South Africa. A bit of history here:

To understand, we need to look at South Africa’s colonial past when, despite the nation being more than 80% black, a small white minority held power.  One crucial way the white government preserved that power was the 1913 Natives Land Act, a law that banned Africans — the vast majority of the population —…

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