Puttering, sputtering

“The British called it ‘Window’; the Luftwaffe dubbed its version ‘Düppel.’ For the Americans, ‘Chaff’ was the code name for the top-secret weapon that, in July 1943, allowed the US Army Air Forces to obliterate Hamburg in broad daylight. For the past two weeks, the Trump administration has been using a Chaff approach to media management—and if we don’t learn how to deal with it, we may suffer the same fate as Hamburg.”

 

This WWII Military Strategy Perfectly Explains What Trump Is Doing to the Media
The Nation

 


Puttering, sputtering
POTUS keeps uttering
venomous, vacuous
gobbledegook.
Calling for action he’s
melodramatically
tweeting distractions we
never should brook.

© 2017 Susan E. Eckenrode

 


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