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Dem Hack Chuck Todd ‘Uncomfortable’ With Historic Middle East Peace Deal



On MSNBC’s MTP Daily Tuesday afternoon, host Chuck Todd revealed that he is so deep in the tank for the Democratic Party that he can’t even credit President Trump for the historic Middle East peace deal achieved by his administration. Just moments after a White House signing ceremony finalizing the agreement had concluded, Todd whined about feeling “uncomfortable” about Trump’s accomplishment.

“You know, Peter, this deal is a bit uncomfortable for a lot of observers to watch because it seems so transactional, it’s as if pulling out of the Iran deal is what got these Gulf states on board to do this, you know, to then recognize it,” Todd complained to White House correspondent Peter Alexander. The anchor fretted: “It feels like there is a lot of quid pro quos involved in this, that it isn’t something larger than that.”

 

 

Alexander warned that “the Palestinians are furious of course, because they feel they’ve been betrayed in this circumstance, not just by the Trump administration, which they have long felt, but also by these Gulf – these Arab Gulf states, as it relates to Jerusalem, the Palestinian cause, and to Al-Aqsa Mosque, which is in Jerusalem itself.”

Earlier in the exchange, Alexander expressed hope that a possible future Biden administration would return to the Obama-era policy of trying to appease Iran: “And the anticipation that if Joe Biden is to win the White House that he may be more inclined to re-engage Iran, certainly. President Trump withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal. This administration has been very forceful in its condemnation of Iran.”

Turning away from the good foreign policy news for Trump, Todd made this dire proclamation: “This ceremony at the White House of course comes with just 49 days until the election here in the United States, as the President is facing a series of domestic crises that seem practically biblical – fires, floods and, yes, a plague.”

Given that Todd is a shill for the Biden campaign, it’s no wonder he would feel “uncomfortable” with any Trump success.  

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Here is a transcript of the September 15 segment:

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PETER ALEXANDER: This, though, is an opportunity for all of these parties to really show a historic picture of unity and, in the words of President Trump, a moment to sort of deliver peace as he is presenting on the world stage today. The backdrop of this, of course, being the election here in the United States, the President who has allied himself in effect with not just Israel but also with these allies of Saudi Arabia there, given his relationship to that country and their shared common enemy, which, of course, is Iran here. And the anticipation that if Joe Biden is to win the White House that he may be more inclined to re-engage Iran, certainly. President Trump withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal. This administration has been very forceful in its condemnation of Iran.

CHUCK TODD: You know, Peter, this deal is a bit uncomfortable for a lot of observers to watch because it seems so transactional, it’s as if pulling out of the Iran deal is what got these Gulf states on board to do this, you know, to then recognize it. It feels like there is a lot of quid pro quos involved in this, that it isn’t something larger than that. Then again, sometimes Middle East diplomacy, the only way to make things move is through the transactional nature of the region.

ALEXANDER: Obviously, what is ignored here as well, Chuck, even as the President says that he has created peace in the Middle East, that’s usually referred to as peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians here, but the campaign, the Trump campaign has been touting this preemptively as the President having achieved peace in the Middle East, they even noted that he was a Nobel Prize nominee at this point, though they spelled Nobel wrong in the campaign advertisement that they put out. But the Palestinians are furious of course, because they feel they’ve been betrayed in this circumstance, not just by the Trump administration, which they have long felt, but also by these Gulf – these Arab Gulf states, as it relates to Jerusalem, the Palestinian cause, and to Al-Aqsa Mosque, which is in Jerusalem itself. But this does demonstrate the realignment that is taking place in the Middle East and President Trump is certainly pushing that forward.

TODD: No, I mean, you never thought a day that you’d see the United States take sides on Sunni/Shia splits, but on this one it certainly looks like there’s a Sunni Arab alliance with Israel and the United States. And what the consequences of that are going forward, we will all find out. Peter Alexander on the White House South Lawn, observing the signing ceremony. Peter, thanks very much.

This ceremony at the White House of course comes with just 49 days until the election here in the United States, as the President is facing a series of domestic crises that seem practically biblical – fires, floods and, yes, a plague.

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