Right here’s Hannity on the March 2 version of his radio present asserting a brand new Western warfare technique, seemingly predicated on the mischievous “Not Me” ghost from The Family Circus.
SEAN HANNITY: As of this morning, this 40-mile convoy of Russian troops and Russian tanks and munitions and gasoline, they’re solely 18 miles outdoors of Kyiv. And let me inform you, after I have a look at that, I am considering uh oh, that is about to grow to be—it is about to go to the following degree. And I pray to God Almighty I am mistaken. And the following degree can be a bloodbath, and the following degree can be the toppling of the federal government of Kyiv. The following degree will imply hundreds upon hundreds and certain tens of hundreds of individuals useless, and that is perhaps on the low aspect. That is what I worry essentially the most now.
Now you’ll assume that perhaps these European international locations would get collectively and so they’d be arming the Ukrainians that present that they are prepared to struggle.
You already know, if we are able to see on satellite tv for pc imagery the place the convoy is, I do not know, perhaps some good nation, perhaps NATO, may take a few of their fighter jets, or perhaps they’ll use some drone strikes and take out the entire rattling convoy. After which no one takes credit score for it, so then Putin will not know who to hit again. [Emphasis added]
“Properly, he is threatening nuclear weapons, Hannity, you are speaking about nuclear warfare”—I am not speaking about nuclear warfare, nor would I help one American boot on the bottom right here. However at what level is that this gonna finish?
If no one takes credit score for it, I can’t think about Putin would have any challenge. Identical to when that burglar broke into my home and stole my big-screen TV, Good day Kitty neti pot, pouch of magic beans, and yr’s provide of Funyuns. I didn’t even hassle to name the police as a result of nobody took credit score for it. What are you able to do?
After all, being that he exists in an info silo chock-full of off-brand manure and molted Donald Trump detritus, Hannity has a reasonably restricted worldview. For one factor, it’s grow to be fairly clear that the vaunted Russian convoy he spoke of isn’t really going anyplace. As a result of the man Hannity’s BFF known as “savvy” and a “genius” is outwardly something however.
Take a look at the next Twitter thread from a former U.S. soldier who has experience in, of all issues, tires. (Should you don’t do Twitter, click here to learn it through Threadreader.)
And so Trump’s genius buddy’s wonderful marketing campaign to reunite the good peoples of Russia and Ukraine has been waylaid by subpar tire upkeep (and the good Ukrainian Mud Season). So savvy!
Right here’s a good blunter evaluation from Malcolm Nance, a former Navy officer, intelligence professional, and the creator of a number of books, together with The Plot to Betray America: How Team Trump Embraced Our Enemies, Compromised Our Security, and How We Can Fix It.
For the nontweeterers:
AS PREDICTED: My assessments are often 72-120 hours forward of the information media curve. I known as this days in the past & mentioned they had been being ambushed & can not transfer ahead besides at a crawl. That convoy might be “Final of the Mohicans”-level massacred. Drones & raiding teams are doing it.
After all, if Hannity actually wished to assist Ukraine and its brave President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, he would have spoken up when Trump tried to blackmail him into contriving a faux Biden scandal—one that may have left Trump in workplace and saved Putin’s anti-West, anti-democratic agenda on track. As a result of, and I can’t repeat this typically sufficient, Trump planned to pull the U.S. out of NATO in his second term. That transfer would have gutted the navy alliance and opened the door to much more aggression, leaving Europe roughly completely susceptible to autocracy.
However since that paragraph is simply too huge to slot in Hannity’s head, he needs to bomb the shit out of the military we’ve abruptly determined is definitely a risk to the worldwide order. It’s a straightforward resolution, to him, and, extra importantly, simple for Hannity’s troglodytic tribe to know.
Thank the gods of each warfare and vegan cheese that Trump is not president, as a result of Fox Information’ pundits had been primarily his not-so-shadowy cupboard for 4 years; if he’d one way or the other managed to listen to this Hannity rant over the cacophonous echoes of his Adderall snorting, he might have began scrambling jets instantly. And World Battle III wouldn’t have been far behind.
Then once more, Hannity could also be attempting to start out a nuclear warfare now, simply as a result of it might be a terrific factor to pin on Joe Biden.
And may you think about the rankings, man? For Hannity, it might be completely value it.
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