Fox News may have finally met it’s match. EN24, which is a 24 hour Malaysian entertainment channel, which advertises itself as a news organization, is reporting that Iran state TV is running a story that Iran will pay a bounty of $80 Million for the head of Donald Trump. EN24:
In the propaganda war against the United States and its president, the Iranian mullah regime is now using a particularly perfidious tactic.
The state television announced during the broadcast of a funeral service for the killed terror general Ghassem Soleimani that $ 80 million bounty would be placed on US President Donald Trump. The one who kills him should receive this amount.
“Iran has 80 million inhabitants. Based on the Iranian population, we want to raise $ 80 million, which is a reward for those who get close to the head of President Trump, ” it said on state TV, Each Iranian should therefore donate a dollar to pay the amount to the alleged murderer.
⭕️بالفيديو : المشاركون في تأبين القادة الشهداء في ايران يعلنون عن جائزة مالية قدرها ٨٠ مليون دولار ( دولار عن كل مواطن ايراني) لمن يغتال الرئيس الامريكي ترامب . pic.twitter.com/jMZBFKM5u8
— انصار الحشد الشعبي ✌️ (@blQHZFWRs5F91RV) January 5, 2020
If you listen to the tape, you can hear the words “million” and “dollar” followed by cheers. This is banana republic behavior and right up Donald Trump’s and Fox News’ alley. What’s intriguing about this, is that Trump’s entire appeal has always been as the rule-breaker, the one who will actually go there and say things that nobody else would dream of. He has gotten away with it, because the rest of the civilized world is not down in the gutter with him — other than Fox News. But Iran is. And so is their state TV. So Trump has met his match and we’ll see what a big, tough guy he is when he’s surrounded by opponents who will use his same low life tactics and then some.
Trump has always depended upon shock value and now he’s lost it. Now the only one who will be shocked as these events in the Middle East develop will be him. Anybody who has been watching the Middle East knows that this is standard fare. Trump’s about to get a crash course in third world cultures and he’s not expecting it. All he’s achieved the past few days is to exponentially expand the number of people in the world who hate his guts — and who are not constrained by civil standards from expressing it, and in his own crass terms. This will be like a slap in the face with a wet towel when Trump hears about it.
Trump has been protected from the harsh realities of the world his entire life. Against all odds, he managed to parlay his persona of the barroom drunk ranting about the ills of the world into being elected president. He has never grasped the full dimension of what he set out to do and he’s clueless about the responsibility entailed in the office he holds. Now, he’s made the most consequential decision of his playboy celebrity life, the assassination of Qasem Soleimani.
While Trump’s presidency may be faux and his concept of his actions no more than scripted maneuvers to impress the rubes, to get their vote, the Middle East is taking his action as seriously as a heart attack. All the veils are dropping right now and Trump is going to find out how just how real all this is and what he has done. To a man who has lived in denial and fantasy his entire life, and been able to create a bubble which would allow that, due to inherited wealth and a warped mind, things are about to get a lesson in cause and effect — something the rest of us start to learn at age three. One thing’s for certain, this isn’t going to get any prettier and it’s not going to be resolved by the commercial break or in next week’s episode. Donald Trump will not be able to handle this.