Here’s Hannity on the March 2 edition of his radio show announcing a new Western warfare strategy, apparently based on the mischievous “Not Me” ghost of The family circus.
Via Media Matters for America:
SEAN HANNITY: As of this morning, this 40-mile convoy of Russian troops, Russian tanks, ammunition and fuel, is only 18 miles from Kiev. And let me tell you, when I look at this, I think uh oh, it’s about to get – it’s about to take it to the next level. And I pray Almighty God that I’m wrong. And the next level would be a massacre, and the next level would be the overthrow of the government in Kiev. The next level will mean thousands and thousands and probably tens of thousands of dead people, and that could be low. That’s what I fear the most now.
You would think that maybe these European countries would get together and arm the Ukrainians who show they are ready to fight.
You know, if we can see on satellite imagery where the convoy is, I don’t know, maybe some smart country, maybe NATO, could take some of their fighter jets, or maybe they could use drone strikes and wipe out the whole damn convoy. And then no one takes credit for it, so Putin won’t know who to retaliate. [Emphasis added]
“Well, he’s threatening to use nukes, Hannity, you talk about nuclear war” – I’m not talking about nuclear war, nor would I support an American boot on the ground here. But when will it end?
If no one takes credit for it, I can’t imagine Putin would have a problem. Just like when that burglar broke into my house and stole my big screen TV, my Hello Kitty neti pot, a bag of magic beans, and a year’s supply of Funyuns. I didn’t even bother to call the police because no one took credit for it. What can you do?
Of course, given that he exists in an information silo filled with off-brand manure and molted Donald Trump trash, Hannity has a pretty limited worldview. For one thing, it’s become pretty clear that the much-vaunted Russian convoy he talked about isn’t going anywhere. Because the guy Hannity’s best friend called “savvy” and “genius” is apparently anything but.
Check out the following Twitter thread from a former US soldier who has expertise in, among other things, tires. (If you don’t do Twitter, click here to read it via Threadreader.)
And so Trump’s genius friend’s glorious campaign to reunite the great peoples of Russia and Ukraine has been hampered by substandard tire maintenance (and Ukraine’s great mud season). So wise!
Here’s an even starker assessment from Malcolm Nance, a former naval officer, intelligence expert, and author of several books, including The Plot to Betray America: How Team Trump Embraced Our Enemies, Compromised Our Security, and How We Can Fix It.
For non tweeters:
AS EXPECTED: My ratings are typically 72-120 hours ahead of the news media curve. I called a few days ago and said they were ambushed and could only advance by crawling. This convoy will be massacred at the level of the “Last of the Mohicans”. Drones and raid groups do.
Of course, if Hannity really wanted to help Ukraine and its brave president Volodymyr Zelenskyy, he reportedly spoke up when Trump tried to blackmail him into staging a fake Biden scandal — a scandal that could have left Trump in power and kept Putin’s anti-Western, anti-democracy agenda on the right track. way. Because, and I cannot repeat this enough, Trump was planning to pull the United States out of NATO in his second term. This decision would have gutted the military alliance and opened the door to even more aggression, leaving Europe more or less permanently vulnerable to autocracy.
But since that paragraph is too big to fit in Hannity’s head, he wants to bombard the army that we’ve suddenly decided is actually a threat to the world order. It’s an easy fix, for him, and more importantly, easy for Hannity’s cave tribe to understand.
Thank the gods of war and vegan cheese that Trump is no longer president, because Fox News pundits have essentially been his not-so-shady cabinet for four years; if he had somehow managed to hear that rant from Hannity over the cacophonous echoes of her snorting Adderall, he might have started jamming the jets immediately. And World War III would not have been far behind.
Then again, Hannity may be trying to start a nuclear war now, just because it would be good to pin Joe Biden.
And can you imagine the ratings, man? For Hannity, it would be worth it.
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