WASHINGTON, February 19, 2018.: President of the United States Donald Trump and Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu are similar in their political leanings. Both are also similar in their embroilment in a political scandal. What is becoming apparent is that those scandals are, on at least some level, based on ” liberal lies.’
Both men are populist leaders whose political decisions are made not because of an (R) or a (D) next to their name. Their “country first” politics can very well be the entire reason that scandal has totally encompassed their political careers for the past year or so.
Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent’s fate.” – Sun Tzu
These leaders are attacked not for actual transgressions, but for their political power. Because political leaders moving an agenda forward that benefits their country, over their political party, is a danger to career politicians that seek the power, and financial gain, stemming from the ideological.
Concurrent events in Israel and America
While Trump faces all thing Russia, Russia, Russia, Israel’s prime minister is under corruption investigation. His wife, Sara, will probably be indicted soon and a left-wing NGO just sued his son.
Netanyahu accuses the Israeli media of promoting “fake news” about the scandals. On Monday, responding to an article predicting his ouster, Netanyahu tweeted “Not going to happen” :
לא יקרה. pic.twitter.com/5URQhznHpe
— Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) August 7, 2017
It is crucial to get context into what is happening in both Israel and America.
America is in a time of tremendous economic boom. Unemployment across the board is at all time lows, and consumer optimism is at all-time highs.
Not only is the economy booming in both countries, a truly conservative agenda is growing. Whether it be the gutting of growth ending regulations or the nominations of conservative Supreme Court and circuit court judges, conservatism is alive and well.
While America is booming in all senses, Israel is showing very similar signs of economic growth, especially economically and technologically. Since 2009, Netanyahu has moved Israel further to the political right.
In the article The Israeli Economy Today, the Consulate General to Israel, says:
“The most recent global financial crisis in 2009 produced a brief period of recession in Israel, but the country’s prudent fiscal policies and regulations, combined with a particularly robust banking sector, allowed the economy to recover quickly. Over the years, Israel has experienced a high average rate of growth.”
Both leaders have stood for their principals and agenda, despite the noise coming from the media and political opponents. As President Trump recently said to congressional and house leadership regarding DACA, do your job “I will take the heat.”
High Crimes and misdemeanors or a thirst for power?
Are the scandals the result of a twisted ideology of a party out of power that must do all they can to get power back? Even if that includes at the least lying or the most engaging in illegal acts?
The implication that ideology is fomenting these political scandals, not high crimes and misdemeanors, must be pondered. Is the left, with the help of their respective mainstream media, trying to overthrow duly elected politicians for their own political gains?
Although there is no distinct answer to this question, some food for thought is certainly appropriate in answering this question.
Both President Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are under investigation due to opposing political sides bringing forth damaging information that is part innuendo and false hopes of opposition parties.
The ‘ liberal lies ‘ against Netanyahu and Trump
In the case of Donald Trump, the main reason for the start of his probe was the Steele Russia Dossier. The Dossier was, immorally if not illegally, paid for by the Democratic Party and the Hillary Clinton campaign.
The dossier is nothing but a fake, Democratic-funded piece of opposition research.
Benjamin Netanyahu is under investigation for corruption and bribery charges. Like Donald Trump’s investigation, one of the main pieces of evidence against Netanyahu comes from the opposition, Yair Lapid. Lapid is “the head of the opposition Yesh Atid Party, He is also Netanyahu’s chief political rival. It is Lapid’s testimony that is behind the investigation of the Prime Minister. Police have put forth that testimony as an integral part of the investigation.
In both cases, unfortunately, politics shadows the investigations to a point where many question the legitimacy of both.
‘ Liberal lies ‘ are about gaining political party, not truth
Simply put, there is no doubt that both men have their flaws. But these flaws are certainly not their abilities to run their respective countries.
Both countries are economically thriving, amongst many other tremendous accomplishments.
The interesting phenomenon is that while both men are heads of thriving countries their opponents are unable celebrate that economic growth.
At the 2018 State of the Union, President Trump’s announcement that employment among black and brown Americans are at all time lows had the left side of the aisle sitting on their hands.
So, with elections coming up, one must ask, do all these accomplishments infuriate these opposition parties and their complicit media to the point that they are willing to make up fake scandals at the expense of the country as a whole? Because basic Democratic values, that both America and Israel have long histories of, are at risk. They are being replaced by greedy politicians who must regain seats of political power at all costs.
More frightening is that the basic principle of truth-telling are at risk as well.