The term “military option” is vague, as it should be when spoken by the leader of the West. A man of action shouldn’t tip off the enemy about what actions he might be taking.
The South American mestizo is incapable of keeping a democratic government. Strong men come and strong men go. Why that should be any business of the USA is unclear.
Is taking down one strong man only to have another one pop up later in Venezuela worth American blood and treasure? The American people don’t seem very excited about the country’s turmoil.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s considering possible military action against Venezuela in response to President Nicolas Maduro’s power grab.
Trump tells reporters at his New Jersey golf course Friday that he’s “not going to rule out” a military option.”
He adds that it’s “certainly something that we could pursue.”
Trump has been blasting Maduro’s moves to consolidate power, describing him as a “dictator.”
The Trump administration has issued a series of sanctions against Maduro and more than two dozen current and former Venezuelan officials.
But a military intervention would be an extraordinary escalation in response.
One thing I believe I’ve noticed is that El Presidente Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson seem to be playing a game of good cop, bad cop. Trump will say something that makes headlines by implying violence, while Tillerson soon steps in with more soothing words.
This is probably not a bad strategy to use on a low IQ Mestizo dictator.