Noam Chomsky: If Trump Support Drops, US May See ‘Staged Terrorist Attack’

Thursday, March 30, 2017
By Paul Martin

By Claire Bernish
March 29, 2017

With President Trump’s approval rating sinking below even the nadir of presidential favorability, it stands to reason only a paucity of the billionaire’s campaign pledges have been addressed as originally promised — and although typical for modern U.S. presidents, his base has begun to grow weary of hollow vows.

The country is indisputably on edge.

Assurances to drain the swamp resulted in flooding the void with bankers and corporate elite of the same ilk — if differing political stance — as the previous administration. Others — such as The Wall, or the mass deportation of improperly-documented immigrants and criminals, or the wonky, derogatorily-termed Muslim Ban — only loosely follow what Trump championed in the run-up to the election.

And then there’s Obamacare.

Resentment the president might indeed fail to overhaul Washington’s political establishment now rumbles at a slow boil around the nation — even among members of Trump’s adopted GOP — and that could be treacherous, admonished illustrious academic, Professor Noam Chomsky, in an interview with AlterNet editor-at-large, Jan Frel.

Asked whether the president’s support base will continue backing each new measure or admit he hasn’t lived up to expectations, Chomsky explained,

“I think that sooner or later the white working-class constituency will recognize, and in fact, much of the rural population will come to recognize, that the promises are built on sand. There is nothing there.

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