06 June 2016 at 1:41 GMT
The Daily Beast
Hillary Clinton came out swinging at Donald Trump on Thursday, making specific reference to the scary prospect of him taking possession of the nuclear codes: “It’s not hard to imagine Donald Trump leading us into a war just because somebody got under his very thin skin.” He’s a non-interventionist, we’re told. His slogan, he says, is “America First,” the moniker of the often-anti-Semitic isolationists who supported appeasing Adolf Hitler in the late 1930s. We all know how well that kept the peace. The reason Trump will likely get us into a war (or two or three) was captured by Trump himself in his recent interview with Megyn Kelly of Fox. “I’m a counterpuncher, you understand. I’m responding. I respond by maybe, times 10,” he told Kelly. “But in just about all cases I’ve been responding to what they did to me.” The problem is “did to me” becomes “did to America”. “He swings from isolationism to military adventurism within the space of one sentence,” reads a letter attacking Trump..
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