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Media Critic Henchman For The Elite
William Kristol (now a well-known television pundit) seemingly emerged out of nowhere to become Pat Buchanan's most vociferous critic in the media. He's also been touted as "a leading conservative Republican strategist." What most Americans don't know is that Kristol is actually a public relations "spin doctor" whose behind-the-scenes paymasters are a small, tightly knit-clique of big international monied interests.
Young Kristol was little-known until after he was inducted into the secretive high-level Bilderberg group at its 1995 gathering in Burgenstock, Switzerland. Despite its strange name (taken from a hotel in Holland where the group met in 1954), Bilderberg is an extremely powerful but very secretive assembly of international financiers, media figures, academics, and a handful of select politicians who gather annually to dictate the course of world affairs in order to benefit their own financial interests.
Sponsored jointly by the Rockefeller family of America and the Rothschilds of Europe, Bilderberg represents the highest level of the international elite money powers. They are prime movers behind the concept of a "New World Order" -- a global super-state propped up on the foundation of the very "free trade" that is dismantling American sovereignty and destroying the American working middle class. In fact, Pat Buchanan is the one and only major presidential candidate to stand in the way of the policies being promoted by this Bilderberg elite.
Since returning from the 1995 Bilderberg conference, the Bilderberg's spokesman, Kristol, has been Bu chanan's most outspoken critic. Re flecting on Buchanan's rising grass-roots support, Kristol told the Washington Post: "There's been too much pseudo-populism, almost too much concern and attention for 'the people' -- that is, the people's will, their prejudices and their foolish opinions."
According to Kristol, Buchanan leads what this spokesman for the super-rich called " the peasants' re volt."
Kristol's heated opposition to Bu chanan is no surprise, considering that Kristol's sole claim to fame (prior to being inducted into Bilderberg) is that he is the son of a prominent ex-communist-turned-self-styled "neoconservative," Irving Kristol, a major figure in the pro-Israel lobby. Kristol's father has been a leading Buchanan critic for years, objecting to Buchanan's refusal to endorse the Israeli lobby's demands on the American taxpayers.
It is also no coincidence that Kristol and his father have also been the behind-the-scenes sponsors of the career of former Ambassador Alan Keyes, who as a GOP presidential candidate in 1996 drew conservative votes away from Buchanan in Republican primary contests and who this year has kept potential Reform Party converts to the Buchanan cause remaining in GOP ranks.
In fact, young Kristol and Keyes were college room-mates and have remained close since that time -- a fact many Keyes supporters have been astounded to learn, considering Kristol's Bilderberg connection. Keyes will go nowhere, but he is serving the interests of the big money forces who are trying to stop Buchanan.
Now young Kristol is editor of the new Weekly Standard, a "conservative" journal being financed by media baron Rupert Murdoch who himself is a long-time front man for the combined forces of the Rothschild family of Europe, the Bronfman family of Montreal, New York and Los Angeles, and the Oppenheimer family (the kingpins behind the international diamond trade) who, with Mur doch, are often described as "The Bil lionaire Gang of Four." The Bronf mans and the Oppenheimers, in fact, are essentially satellites -- "poor relations" -- of the more well-established Rothschild banking empire.
This clique of billionaires is bound not only by a mutual association in international wheeling and dealing but also by ethnic ties and a devotion to promoting the interests of Israel. They are also widening their control over the American media with Murdoch's operations being perhaps the most public. Edgar Bronf man and his family are key forces be hind the AOL Time Warner media giant and ma jor players in Hollywood. Thus, Wil liam Kristol is actually a lower-le vel -- al though high-profile -- spokes man for these big money power brokers and their point man in the major media's assault on Buchanan.
In fact, like a blast from a double-barreled shotgun, the "conservative" Weekly Standard (published by Zionist plutocrat Murdoch) the "liberal" New Republic (published by Zionist plutocrat Martin Peretz) fired off a joint volley against Buchanan, just when it became apparent the populist maverick was going to dump the Republican Party and lead a grass-roots campaign to challenge the big money elite's continuing plunder and misrule of America.
The Sept. 27, 1999, issue of The Weekly Standard and the Oct. 4, 1999, issue of The New Republic hit the newsstands simultaneously, indicating that the attack was indeed coordinated at the highest levels. Not surprisingly, the one thing about Buchanan that disturbs both is that Buchanan dares to place American interests ahead of the interests of any other country or the international corporate big money elite.
The Weekly Standard devoted not one -- but three -- articles to trashing Buchanan. The Standard's editorial, signed by Kristol, laid the groundwork for the rest of the Bu chanan-bashing frenzy. Kristol re ferred to Buchanan's views, which Kristol claimed range "from the foolish to the dangerous," saying that "Buchan an's departure from the GOP offers Repub licans an opportunity to set forth a strong conservative agenda and to distinguish it from Buchananism."
In that regard, Kristol was right, for Buchanan's populism is distinct indeed from the so-called "conservative agenda" in every way. Buchanan places the interests of America's consumers, taxpayers and voters first. The "conservative agenda" places the interests of the international banks and multinational corporations first. It is as simple as that.
In the same vein, The New Republic scored Buchanan for promoting a foreign policy it described as being "dictated by amoral national interest" -- suggesting that looking out for America's interests is somehow without morality.
The New Republic added that Buchanan's new book -- A Republic, Not an Empire -- contends that "the American people have repeatedly been dragged into bloody and costly imperial wars by a combination of British perfidy and the bungling of our own conspiratorial internationalist elites." In fact, that's a view many people would say is on the mark. The New Republic takes umbrage with what its super-rich publisher considers Buchanan's "crazy view of history" and says that it is tied to his "crazy view of today."
In the end, although both The Weekly Standard and The New Republic (and their like-minded backers) relish the idea of relegating Buchanan to the political scrap-heap, what really worries them most is that Buchanan just might be able to pull together a genuine "right-left" populist coalition that could turn the whole plutocratic-controlled "Republicrat" establishment upside down.