AP dares not ask about Ukraine
It’s not what the media reports that matters; it is what they don’t say. Today’s example is an Associated Press report on on its own poll about Biden’s unpopularity. The headline said, “Biden gets low ratings on economy, guns, immigration in AP-NORC Poll.”
The story said, “As President Joe Biden embarks on his re-election campaign, just 33% of American adults say they approve of his handling of the economy and only 24% say national economic conditions are in good shape, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.”
66% disapprove of his handling of the economy.
67% disapprove of his handling of illegal immigration.
67% disapprove of his anti-Second Amendment gun policy.
But what about the war in Ukraine? What about his surrender of Afghanistan?
AP apparently didn’t bother to ask — or maybe it did and decided against sharing that information. Foreign policy is the area where a president has the most flexibility, thus it is the best measure of a president’s success. AP somehow forgot to ask about the war Biden gave up on and the one he has invested billions in.
Ukraine is Biden’s baby. Putin’s invasion was a good excuse to pour cash and military equipment in. The cash results in kickbacks. The equipment results in restocking our military, which means billions in defense contracts — guided by well-paid retired generals and admirals whose military pensions are $120,000 a year.
The Biden Crime Family has used Ukraine as an ATM for years, funding Hunter’s debauchery for years as he went through seemingly mountains of cocaine. The war was an opportunity to expand the operation as millions became billions.
No one wants the war to end, especially Zelensky.
Seymour Hersh reported, “Last Saturday the Washington Post published an exposé of classified American intelligence documents showing that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, working behind the back of the Biden White House, pushed hard earlier this year for an expanded series of missile attacks inside Russia. The documents were part of a large cache of classified materials posted online by an Air Force enlisted man now in custody. A senior official of the Biden administration, asked by the Post for comment on the newly revealed intelligence, said that Zelensky has never violated his pledge never to use American weapons to strike inside Russia. In the view of the White House, Zelensky can do no wrong.
“Zelensky’s desire to take the war to Russia may not be clear to the president and senior foreign policy aides in the White House, but it is to those in the American intelligence community who have found it difficult to get their intelligence and their assessments a hearing in the Oval Office. Meanwhile, the slaughter in the city of Bakhmut continues. It is similar in idiocy, if not in numbers, to the slaughter in Verdun and the Somme during World War I. The men in charge of today’s war—in Moscow, Kiev, and Washington—have shown no interest even in temporary ceasefire talks that could serve as a prelude to something permanent. The talk now is only about the possibilities of a late spring or summer offensive by either party.”
War? Good God, y’all, what is it good for?
Bribes, kickbacks, profiteering. And once everything is destroyed, the reconstruction contracts will be an even bigger windfall for corruption.
This is paradise for a political prostitute like FJB. He does not want the war flow of money to end, but others do.
Hersch wrote, “But something else is cooking, as some in the American intelligence community know and have reported in secret, at the instigation of government officials at various levels in Poland, Hungary, Lithuania, Estonia, Czechoslovakia, and Latvia. These countries are all allies of Ukraine and declared enemies of Vladimir Putin.
“This group is led by Poland, whose leadership no longer fears the Russian army because its performance in Ukraine has left the glow of its success at Stalingrad during the Second World War in tatters. It has been quietly urging Zelensky to find a way to end the war—even by resigning himself, if necessary—and to allow the process of rebuilding his nation to get under way. Zelensky is not budging, according to intercepts and other data known inside the Central Intelligence Agency, but he is beginning to lose the private support of his neighbors.”
Zelensky is like Red China, and we all know what the Hong Kong man said, “Don’t trust China. China is asshole.”
Why would Zelensky want the war to stop? The nightclubs are open in Kyiv and the fighting is mainly in Donbas.
Aaron Maté reported on April 30, “The rampant corruption in Ukraine is no secret, but now more details are emerging about just how little of the U.S. tax dollars sent to Ukraine are winding up in grifters’ pockets. Journalist Seymour Hersh has uncovered evidence that a substantial portion of military hardware sent to Ukraine winds up being sold on the black market.”
His competition is the Taliban which sells the same U.S. military hardware from the cache Biden left behind.
Hersh seems to be the only one in DC who follows the money.
He reported on April 13, “The Ukraine government, headed by Volodymyr Zelensky, has been using American taxpayers’ funds to pay dearly for the vitally needed diesel fuel that is keeping the Ukrainian army on the move in its war with Russia. It is unknown how much the Zelensky government is paying per gallon for the fuel, but the Pentagon was paying as much as $400 per gallon to transport gasoline from a port in Pakistan, via truck or parachute, into Afghanistan during the decades-long American war there.
“What also is unknown is that Zelensky has been buying the fuel from Russia, the country with which it, and Washington, are at war, and the Ukrainian president and many in his entourage have been skimming untold millions from the American dollars earmarked for diesel fuel payments. One estimate by analysts from the Central Intelligence Agency put the embezzled funds at $400 million last year, at least; another expert compared the level of corruption in Kiev as approaching that of the Afghan war, ‘although there will be no professional audit reports emerging from the Ukraine.’
“‘Zelensky’s been buying discount diesel from the Russians,’ one knowledgeable American intelligence official told me. ‘And who’s paying for the gas and oil? We are. Putin and his oligarchs are making millions’ on it.”
Hersh is not some super reporter. I am sure the people who run the Bezos Post, NYT, the TV networks and the cable channels already knew what he is reporting. They pretty much work for the government but without the job security or fat pensions. No one else in the media dares blow the whistle because when billions are at stake, publishers and CEOs don’t make waves.
Meanwhile, Biden’s incompetence continues to benefit Red China. His economic sanctions hurt Europe and drew Russia closer to Red China and the Saudis, who by the way have switched allegiances to Beijing because the regime doesn’t change every four or eight years.
The war machine learned from Vietnam. Dissent is not allowed. Anyone who dares question giving billions to some foreigner is deemed a pawn of Putin. And popular support for the war is not undermined by actually asking people if they support it, which is the best explanation for the AP’s failure to poll correctly.