Yes, the Saudi crown prince has enacted important social reforms but they have been accompanied by deepening repression and abusive practices meant to silence dissidents and critics. We're not fooled.
.: "Do you think Jared Kushner and by extension President Trump, got played by MBS?" : "Yes.. Kushner's having private conversations, he has private business relations with Saudi Arabia... And he works in the White House"
These are kids starving in Yemen because of US and UK support for Saudi & UAE war crimes there. We are complicit in this starvation. Yes, we're all focused on Kavanaugh, but please spare some bandwidth for these kids. My column:
Many pro-Saudi commentators are now yelling fakenews to rebut facts about the #Khashoggi case. Thank you Trump for fueling this horrible trend of undermining facts, denigrating media & journalists & mocking preventing rational discourse. Yes I blame you for this imitation of you.