Waging endless war against the freely-elected President of the United States is tireless work. There isn’t always (or usually) anything legitimate to attack Donald Trump with so lefties have to be very resourceful coming up with things to be outraged about. Obama’s CIA Director John Brennan went all the way to the bottom of the barrel for this one: Trump is a monster because he said nice things about people who support him. Really? That’s all you got? I guess Trump must be doing a pretty awesome job if that’s what the left is reduced to criticizing him for.
John Brennan was Obama’s CIA Director from 2013-2017. Before that he was Obama’s chief counterterrorism advisor. He’s also probably up to his neck in the deep-state effort to delegitimize Trump’s presidency and during his off-time he hates on the President for NBC and MSNBC.
Like everything that sets off the left, it all begins with a Trump tweet:
My supporters are the smartest, strongest, most hard working and most loyal that we have seen in our countries history. It is a beautiful thing to watch as we win elections and gather support from all over the country. As we get stronger, so does our country. Best numbers ever!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 16, 2018
As far as Trump tweets goes, that’s about as non-offensive, even to liberals, as it gets. There’s a typo or two, but nothing terribly inflammatory. He’s simply praising the people who support him.
How could anyone find outrage in that sentiment? Well, kind of like this:
All Americans—not just your supporters—deserve a President who is honest, ethical, selfless, & substantive. Our country faces daunting domestic & international challenges. If there is a scintilla of decency left in you, you would focus on your responsibilities, not on yourself. https://t.co/dVE2GlDRr7
— John O. Brennan (@JohnBrennan) June 16, 2018
Besides calling the President an empty lying egomaniac, Brennan seems to have a problem that Trump said nice things about his supporters and not every single American. This is the political equivalent of “everyone gets a trophy.” Apparently Trump is making his non-supporters feel bad by not including them.
Obviously this is a thing that only coincidentally become outrageous with the election of Donald J. Trump. Obama was very divisive and Brennan didn’t have a problem with it. Remember Obama’s “bitter clingers” remark where he called most people in Middle America racist gun-owning religious kooks? Trump didn’t insult people who don’t support him, he just said nice things about those who do.
Brennan also supported Hillary Clinton for president but I can’t for the life of me remember him giving her shit for calling half of all Americans “deplorable.” Hillary has since gone on to attack nearly everyone in the country including women, democrats, and the press. Maybe that’s why Brennan is giving her a free pass; she’s at least giving everyone a trophy with her criticism and blame.
There is actually some context to Trump’s praise of his supporters that makes Brennan look like a bigger douche. The recently released Office of the Inspector General report contains instant messages in which FBI agents called Trump supporters idiots, retards, and pieces of shit. Brennan is actually pissed at Trump for stepping up and defending his supporters against attacks from deep-state Obama loyalists in the federal government.
For the record, that picture above is Brennan trying to smile. Yikes. He has way more serious issues he should be dealing with than Trump supporting his supporters.