Phoebe Wallerstein: ‘I Wasn’t Afraid’ to be Anti-Trump
Phoeb Wallersteins new book, The Trump Presidency: A Life in Politics and Life, makes an important and often overlooked point.
While many of the critics who have been critical of her book have been dismissive of her writing, Wallersterns thesis is that the Trump presidency was the product of an agenda of the US government and corporate interests.
Wallerstedt argues that the political left is not interested in what her book calls “the politics of difference” but rather the politics of power.
She argues that those who claim to be on the left are not interested, at least not in what they are fighting for but rather in what the government is fighting for.
Wallertstein describes the US presidency as “the greatest geopolitical triumph in American history, an unprecedented, multi-decade exercise in American domination.”
Wallerstone argues that this dominance is not simply a matter of domination but a “reinventing of the rules of the game,” an exercise in “militarism and empire building” which “has become, for many of us, the defining event of our time.”
This has been a strategy to achieve a certain political agenda.
She notes that the United States has been at war since World War II and has used military force against numerous countries.
In her book, Wallering writes that, in her view, Trump has been waging an “imperialist crusade.”
She says that, “the idea of the United Nations as a tool for promoting peace, democracy and human rights is no longer a reality.
Instead, it is a symbol of imperialism.”
Wallering says that the idea of “a world government” is no more than a “misplaced ideology,” which “does not really exist.”
Rather, she argues that “it is the state that seeks to dominate and rule the world.”
She writes that the “real aim of the international system is to rule the entire world, with no limits on power.”
She believes that the US has been “a key actor in the global system of international order for nearly four decades.”
In a book that is so critical of the Trump administration, Walling says she was not afraid to be an advocate for the people she knew and worked with in the administration.
The author says she and her husband had to “fight the urge to say things that might hurt people’s feelings,” because she “had to be careful about who she said what to.”
She also points out that she was “very uncomfortable” at the time, and even “cried in the office,” when the President was sworn in.
Wallering argues that Trump has used “the power of the presidency to do what he wants, when he wants.”
She argues the United Kingdom is an example of what she calls “Trumpism,” a “systematic dismantling of democratic institutions and rights” in the United Republic of Nations.
Wallernstein writes that this “Trumpist aggression” has included, among other things, an attack on the European Union.
Wallers book is full of quotes from people who have had a part in the Trump regime.
For example, one of her interview subjects is Michael Flynn, who was Trump’s national security advisor and later became the President’s National Security Adviser.
Walling writes that Flynn was “a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a board member of Goldman Sachs, and a longtime friend of President Trump.
Walles comments also include that Flynn’s “fantasy of the golden handshake” was one of the reasons he was able to get his way.
The Wallers interviewed people in key positions in the Administration who were involved in decisions that affect how people feel about the Trump era.
The interviewees were also the ones who told the Wallers that “the people in the White House are not listening.”
In the book, the Wallersts discuss the actions taken by the administration, the decisions they made, and what they hope to achieve.
The book is very critical of some of the actions the President has taken, including the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
The program, which allows young people who came to the US illegally as children to apply for temporary protection status, is a policy aimed at keeping them out of the country.
The Trump administration was opposed to the DACA program because of concerns that it would allow undocumented immigrants to get jobs in the US.
Walls book also includes interviews with the people who were in charge of implementing the decision that DACA was no longer legal.
Wallings book is not the first book that has been critical and critical of Trump.
For instance, the National Review ran an article in September 2017 that called the Trump Administration’s decision to halt DACA “an act of war.”
This is not new for Wallers new book.
Wallrests previous book, Dangerous Liaisons: How the CIA and the National Security State Created the Trump