Mar 12, 2018
POTUS: Driving the wedge deeper

“There’s a ripple of unrest in this country that hasn’t been dealt with, and one of the reasons for the unrest is the playing-to-the-cheap-seats cadence that comes out of the White House. But one thing went unnoticed in the past few days that I’d like to ask you about. And it is this: Russian operatives in Syria apparently with the tacit consent of the Kremlin, and thus Putin, attacked an American special forces unit. They picked on the wrong unit, and they got crushed. But it’s virtually a declaration of war against the United States of America, another one, not a cyber war, a real, physical gunshot war. And the President has yet to say a single thing about it,” observes Morning Joe veteran columnist Mike Barnicle during a conversation with the Washington Post columnist David Ignatius about the tenor and tone coming from President Donald Trump. Listen to more of the discussion here.