“It doesn’t make any sense for Assad under these conditions to all of a sudden use poison gases – I think there’s zero chance he would have done this deliberately,” said former Texas congressman Ron Paul. “It’s the neo-conservatives who are benefiting tremendously from this because it’s derailed the progress that has already been made moving toward a more peaceful settlement in Syria,” he added.
Dilbert creator Scott Adams also called the attack a false flag:
I’m going to call bullsh*t on the gas attack. It’s too “on-the-nose,” as Hollywood script-writers sometimes say, meaning a little too perfect to be natural. This has the look of a manufactured event.
My guess is that President Trump knows this smells fishy, but he has to talk tough anyway. However, keep in mind that he has made a brand out of not discussing military options. He likes to keep people guessing. He reminded us of that again yesterday, in case we forgot.
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Reaction was somewhat mixed:
It doesn't get more Presidential than this. We have a commander in chief who says what he means & means what he says https://t.co/6HkXfwcwp6
— David A. Clarke, Jr. (@SheriffClarke) April 7, 2017
— CNN (@CNN) April 7, 2017
— Tarek Fatah (@TarekFatah) April 7, 2017
Trump has just given jihadis a thousands reasons to launch false flag attacks – as they have done (ex UK ambassador to Syria Peter Ford)-BBC
— Pieter Cleppe (@pietercleppe) April 7, 2017
— Sophie Tanno (@SophieTanno) April 7, 2017
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