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CNN’s Cooper: Weaponizing Military ‘Next Step’ for Trump to Turn U.S. into Banana Republic

Also btw apparently "banana republic" is their latest talking point

#MockingbirdMedia
breitbart.com/clips/2020/02/…
New talking point: #bananarepublic

Erin Burnett: Barr's unusual move is what happens in a 'banana republic ' - CNN Video
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"Banana republic"

google.com/amp/s/www.wash…
A federal judge compared White House involvement in an investigation of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to a “banana republic,” and accused people “at the top” of undermining the “integrity” of the judicial process, new documents revealed Friday.

huffpost.com/entry/andrew-m…
"What Is A Banana Republic?"

forbes.com/sites/johntorp…
‘We are not a banana republic’: National security adviser defends Vindman dismissals

politico.com/news/2020/02/1…
Trump’s banana republic: Police state for the poor, free pass for president’s pals and the rich | Will Bunch

#talkingpoints

inquirer.com/opinion/trump-…
"Colbert Finds The Only Reason ‘Turd Man’ Trump’s America Isn’t A Banana Republic"

huffpost.com/entry/stephen-…
Trump has exposed them all

#talkingpoints

Raskin called it “a massacre of the rule of law. This is banana republic territory when the president is trying to dictate the prosecution of his buddies in cases that relate to him.” marylandmatters.org/blog/rep-raski…
Conservative warns Trump is even more ‘unchained and unhinged’ following impeachment acquittal: ‘This is really banana republic stuff’ alternet.org/2020/02/conser…
"as Democrat Sen. Ron Wyden puts it. Welcome to America, our planet’s newest banana republic."

#talkingpoints

motherjones.com/kevin-drum/202…
Democratic Rep. Bill Pascrell of New Jersey: "Direct political interference in our justice system is a hallmark of a banana republic."

#talkingpoints

buzzfeednews.com/article/domini…
paint a picture

"As long as the courts are not wholly subservient we have not plunged completely into the darkness of a banana republic"

Laurence Tribe, law professor at Harvard University ft.com/content/8ac4ae…
George Conway says US risks becoming a 'banana republic' under Trump

#mockingbirdmedia

cnn.com/2019/03/08/pol…
"Boot labeled Trump’s actions in the week since his acquittal ― including 'seeking retribution against his real and perceived enemies' and 'trying to protect Roger Stone for lying under oath' ― as 'really banana republic stuff.'" huffpost.com/entry/max-boot…
"Benjamin Franklin said the Constitutional Convention produced 'a republic, if you can keep it.' Trump will leave behind a banana republic, and his successor is going to have to fix it."

washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-h…
"Murphy blasts GOP on whistleblower response: 'We're watching this country turn into a banana republic'" thehill.com/homenews/senat…
"Referring specifically to Trump’s actions, Summers added, 'It’s banana republic standard to deny the statistics, bash the central bank, try to push the currency down and lash out at foreign countries.'"

they don't even try to be creative

washingtonpost.com/politics/trump…
#yawn

Robert Reich, labor secretary in Bill Clinton’s administration..."Such a blanket edict fits a dictator of a banana republic, not the president of a constitutional republic founded on separation of powers.” qz.com/1613211/trumps…
"Using the power of the presidency to pressure a foreign power to dig up dirt on a political opponent is many magnitudes worse, consistent with Soviet or Banana Republic values, not American ones"

#talkingpoints

nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-ope…
#mockingbirdmeia

Chuck Todd: "Problematic" That We've Become Numb To Trump, We Look Like A Banana Republic

realclearpolitics.com/video/2019/05/…
"Imagine in the modern world how that would look. It would really make the banana republic that the president has created look like sort of a banana soup republic."

😂😂😂

slate.com/news-and-polit…
"I used to laugh when my more progressive friends warned me that Trump wanted to turn America into a third-world banana republic."

politico.com/magazine/story…
"Donald Trump seems to think the United States is some kind of banana republic."

#WakeUpAmerica

counterpunch.org/2019/10/30/tru…
"Field reports from the Banana Republic of America," tweeted Bloomberg's Bobby Ghosh in response to the Post-Gazette's story.

When the puppet master says dance, you dance!

commondreams.org/news/2019/08/1…
heard "banana republic" more in the 3 yrs since our wonderful President took office vs my entire life

"We will turn into a banana republic, where ppl in positions of power..will feel it’s ok to abuse their power with no consequences” msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-…
#yawn #mockingbirdmedia

"Such a blanket edict fits a dictator of a banana republic, not the president of a constitutional republic founded on separation of powers."

theguardian.com/us-news/2019/a…
chicken little: "He's the most impeachable president in history, & he's now threatening our nat'l sec by subverting the Constitution & trying to use his power for his political advg..2nd-rate nation. 3rd rate country, Banana Republic" fox13memphis.com/top-stories/co…
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