Marc Thiessen, Trump is surrounded by leakers. Why would he trust them with his Putin note?

Marc Thiessen The Washington Post‘s report that President Trump “has gone to extraordinary lengths to conceal details of his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin” — including taking away an interpreter’s notes and instructing the person not to discuss what was said even with senior officials of his own administration — has raised hackles in Washington. Some have gone so far as to suggest this is evidence that the president is a secret Russian asset. More likely it is evidence that the president feels he cannot trust those around him…

Jeremiah Johnson, The Calm Before the Storm

Jeremiah Johnson [Editor’s note: While I disagree with the author about what Trump has accomplished, which, in my view, includes improving relations between North and South Korea and ending the war in Syria, hopefully to be followed by ending the war in Afghanistan, improving the economy and reducing unemployment, all while under attack by the Mockingbird Media and the Deep State, I respect well-reasoned critiques and, in that spirit, publish this one here. Prior to the midterms, Rasmussen had his popularity rating across the nation at 50% and, perhaps even…

Matt Purple, Washington Melts Down over Trump’s Syria Withdrawal

Matt Purple  Their obsession with Vladimir Putin misses the point and obscured the high cost of our military misadventures. He’s a wily one, that Vladimir Putin. Consider all that he’s managed to accomplish over the last 24 hours, according to the geopolitical wizards on Twitter. At Putin’s behest, President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced a withdrawal of American troops from Syria. That’s now cleared the path for Russia to exert control over Damascus, the Middle East, indeed the world itself, because Moscow has at last secured the jewel in its…