NSC Purge Expected Soon | Talking Points Memo

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman’s Friday ouster was just the beginning.

National security adviser Robert O’Brien is set to overhaul the NSC staff as early as next week, according to a CNN report Saturday.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=1290170

Dog help us if there an actual national security threat in the next 10 months, all the experts and adults on the NSC will have been purged.

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Soon the NSC will no longer be staffed with any competent employees. I can’t imagine anything going wrong with that, can you?

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O’Brien described the NSC staff size as “bloated” to Fox News’ Laura Ingraham and that when he came to the NSC he had planned to “drastically downsize it.”

The NSC, doing its part to balance that $1 trillion deficit.

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Warlord of a failed state.

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Who needs the NSC when you have the FSB?

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Today’s edition of
‘‘Mentally Ill Man Told Enemies Are Everywhere’’

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Vlad’s orders!

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O’Brien added that the NSC had “ballooned up” to 236 policy professionals in the Obama administration compared to about 100 during the Bush administration, but that in “another week or two, I think we’ll have met our goal.”

bookmarking

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The division of the NSC which monitored and responded to pandemics was eliminated a while back. The novel coronavirus and influenza are wreaking havoc. Trump believes China is doing a great job. Meanwhile local health authorities are trying to cope with both coronavirus and influenza. Hollowing out important agencies which keep us safe is a feature not a bug.

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Or the FNC (Fox News Channel).

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This country is going to spend some time in the barrel for its Trump time. It’s not just that he’s gutted State, or now the NSC, but agencies set up to protect everybody like the EPA and CDC.

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It’s all about revenge for Trump now. It’s what insecure despots do when an attempt to remove them fails.

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How else can you use the word “bloated” in a sentence?

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So MAGA really means Germany in 1933.

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Just doing what Republicans do: Proving government doesn’t work by making sure it can’t work. Reduce staff so they are not able to do the assigned job. See: IRS, ATF, etc, etc., etc.

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“Purges: They’re not just for Russia, anymore!”

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“Donald Trump dragged his bloated carcass around yet another golf course today.”

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but that in “another week or two, I think we’ll have met our goal.”

The goal, of course, is O’Brien and the criminal in chief. That should take care of it.

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Trump has learned that this sort of thing works well because climate change went away after he purged science from the White House.

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