Exclusive: Prominent GOP Neoconservative to Fundraise for Hillary Clinton A prominent neoconservative intellectual and early promoter of the Iraq War is headlining an official campaign fundraiser for Hillary Clinton next month, Foreign Policy has learned. -FP
The husband of State Dept. political agitator Victoria Nuland is raising money for Hillary.
According to Foreign Policy, Robert Kagan, co-founder of the Project for the New American Century, is going to speak at Hillary’s fundraiser in DC’s Logan Circle neighborhood, July 21.
Foreign Policy states that this marks a shift in the Clinton campaign because it seems she is now willing to associate with high level Republicans who are determined to ruin Trump’s chances of becoming president.
Mr. Kagan and Victoria Nuland sit near the heart of a certain kind of global authoritarianism that will use any tool to sustain itself and expand its presence.
Nuland was a central figure in the forceful political transition in Ukraine. As co-founder of the Project for the New American Century, Kagan helped orchestrate the US response to 9/11. Some might think he actually had a hand in 9/11, though there has never been any evidence offered that he had.
No doubt his vision helped supporte the advent of Homeland Security and other bureaucratic and intelligence entities that have fundamentally changed the way the US operates, and not for the better.
According to an invite obtained by FP, the “event will include an off-the-record conversation on America’s continued investment in NATO, key European allies and partners, and the EU.”
“I feel comfortable with her on foreign policy,” Kagan told the New York Times in 2014. “If she pursues a policy which we think she will pursue it’s something that might have been called neocon, but clearly her supporters are not going to call it that; they are going to call it something else.”
Basically, Kagan is calling Hillary a fellow neocon, at least when it comes to foreign policy.
But Kagan’s solidarity with Hillary doesn’t extend to Obama whom he has criticized, according to the article, for not being more forceful in Syria or more confrontational with Russia.
Kagan wants more defense spending and in a New Republic Cover story entitled “Super Powers Don’t Get to Retire,” he supported an aggressive, global U.S. diplomatic and military presence.
His views are much different than Trump’s, though supposedly they belong to the same party.
What we have here is a situation where the Democratic nominee is a good deal more attuned to an important Republican than the putative GOP presidential candidate.
The problem here is really one of labels. Kagan and Hillary are actually agents of empire. They are facilitators of globalism and will use the military apparatus of the US to advance their goals.
The quarrel Kagan and others really have with The Donald is that he has stated his discomfort with Kagan’s style of empire building.
Ironically, as Hillary shares Kagan’s point of view, the two have more in common with each other than Kagan has with Trump.
This is the real schism of American politics. And because of Trump, it cannot be papered over anymore.
Trump has certainly been a polarizing influence. One could even say he has forced truthfulness onto the political scene.
The real political struggle in the US remains between empire and small-r republicanism.
The party system itself is an inchoate mess. The most powerful political party, the Party of Empire embodied by Kagan, is hidden inside both parties without a name.
Conclusion: It is the Party of Empire that has been in charge in the US since World War II. And this nameless party sees Trump as a threat. He has so polarized the electoral process that real alliances have now had to emerge. They are much different than what one might expect.