Putin on US Deep State: Men in dark suits rule the US – Presidents can’t change policies
Russian President Vladimir Putin, in an interview from 2017 with French publication Le Figaro, has revealed that a US president is more often not just a figurehead of government. A certain person may be elected by the public on the basis of his merit and ideals – but rarely is this person able to formulate policy.
Putin explained that the ‘bureaucracy’ in the US, which is more commonly known as the Deep State, is very powerful and as such does not allow any real change in direction.
“Presidents come and go, but the politics remains the same.” As such, an individual, who may have his own genuine ideas, is elected into the White House only to satisfy the illusion of a democratic process taking place. In reality, “men in dark suits”, who remain anonymous to the voting public, continue to pursue the well-established interests of the US elite with each incoming administration.
Nevertheless, Putin’s friendship with American President Donald Trump is old and well known.
January 12, 2019
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