A reader sent us a very interesting article and video clip from the former US Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich. Last July,
A group of top career UK military leaders paid to have their editorial appear in the British newspapers.
The substance of their writing was to say that US President Donald Trump is spot-on about the status of NATO and western Europe. Trump is refusing to maintain nearly complete fiscal underwriting of the NATO operation any longer. Trump demands that these EU nations start paying for their own global and continental military deterrents.
The Hill ran the Gingrich article, but the global media elites said absolutely nothing at the time. Here is some of what Gingrich wrote:
Since President Donald Trump left the NATO summit in Brussels on Thursday and travelled to the United Kingdom to visit Prime Minister Theresa May and other British officials, the elite media have been desperately trying to cast this important overseas trip in a bad light.
They want you to believe that all NATO member states (along with their entire populations) hate our president, and that even our closest allies are upset and scandalized by his demand that all NATO members pay their fair shares for our common defense....
The writers of the advertisement unequivocally state,
“We respectfully remind the Prime Minister that, uniquely in Government, she and her Ministers do not control how much money is needed to provide adequate defense of the Realm: our potential enemies determine what is needed. This is an eternal truth from which there is no waiver. President Trump is right to warn us not to relearn this bitter lesson. He is also right that Europe has been a free-rider on U.S. defense for far too long. That period is now over.”
The fact that you have heard nothing about this from the New York Times, the Washington Post, CBS, NBC, ABC, or the rest of the elite American media tells you how phony is the version of reality they are presenting to Americans.
It also is yet another example of the media’s bias. Just imagine the coverage if nine former high-ranking British military leaders came out against President Trump’s foreign policy. It would be leading the news reports for days.
However, because this counters the narrative – because it presents the opinion that President Trump is right about NATO and about national security – it is blissfully overlooked by American reporters.
The elite liberal media will not tell you the truth about what kind of support President Trump and his policies are receiving – even when it comes from people who dedicated their lives to defend Great Britain, the West and our allies.
At least these nine brave British heroes know that Donald Trump is correct on the issues of NATO and the national security and military needs of the U.S. and its allies – even if some of our reporters don’t.