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Gen. Flynn’s Firing is Not as Unusual as the Media Claims…Remember When Obama Did This is in 2009?

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

The firing of General Flynn is not as unusual as the media claims. What’s different is the way the mainstream media treated the firing. In March 2009, only six weeks into his presidency Barack Obama was forced to ask for the resignation of his National Intelligence Board Chair Chas Freeman. Interestingly after Freeman was forced out the press didn’t start asking why Freeman wasn’t properly vetted, nor did they suggest the Obama administration was in disarray the way they did when Gen. Flynn was forced out.

Largely through the efforts of this and other bloggers, through a series of posts here, at Breitbart,  and an op-ed in the Washington Times, Freeman was exposed as a tool of Saudi Arabia and China who said the Native American tribes the early explorers met were actually Muslims, and described China’s massacre of the Tiananmen Square protesters as too cautious:

In this optic, the Politburo’s response to the mob scene at “Tian’anmen” stands as a monument to overly cautious behavior on the part of the leadership, not as an example of rash action

Freeman also had a nasty habit of promoting the anti-Semitic stereotype about the Jews (he called them the Israel Lobby) controlling U.S. foreign policy.  In the end it was the Tiananmen Square statement that sealed his fate (Pelosi has Chinese American constituents and she urged the POTUS to kick Freeman to the c…

Read the rest of the story at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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About the author

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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