The fact that this post was considered Insightful says something about the political leanings of
As for this, "Many other people worried that Trump has found a new way to get the media talking about him again." I suspect the "Many" you refer to would be CBS, NBC, CNN, MSN, etc. They have yet to catch their collective breath since he announced he would run for POTUS. They are not about to stop anytime soon for fear they may recall the dismal (Criminal, Treasonous) antics of the previous Administration who refuse to take their "change" and buy or even rent a clue.
Ok, I get that, and I also get that none of this is about security, but merely about control and power. What I don't get is why the security theater / homeland security smoke screen is so effective, but that's probably just me and owed to the fact that I've been taught history. History tells us where all of this will lead. As we now by now: Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
As for why the "security theater / homeland security smoke screen is so effective"? Stop and think and honestly try and take stock of how many people you currently know personally who could be objectively called independent thinkers who are not afraid to live what they proclaim they believe. I am in my 40's and I can say this is not the America I grew up in. Very few people have the courage to live by the set of principles which made America a great Country to begin with.
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