Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Truest statement of the week II

The hysterical character of the anti-Russia campaign, in addition to its overtly reactionary, neo-McCarthyite character, is an indication of profound political disorientation. Sections of the ruling elite have been thrown into panic by the first stirrings of a movement from below, from the working class, challenging the corporate two-party consensus on austerity and militarism.
They want to remove Trump in large measure because they distrust his ability to suppress such a mass movement of the working class against capitalism because of his blatant attacks on democratic rights and brazen support for the wealthy. They want a more effective but equally authoritarian and violent assault on working people.

-- Patrick Martin, "In wake of Mueller report: Democrats, media push anti-Russian hysteria" (WSWS).

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