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General: "A military parade is what dictators do."
Trump: "That's why I want it."
Literally. And people are just fine with this! Imagine if Obama would’ve done the same thing?!
Trump's presidency was likely a lot of him being disappointed at the checks and balances that come with the office.
Could soldiers with bone spurs be in the parade? My response.
"You say it like it's a bad thing"
Trump: "It is? Then let's do 10 of them."
DeSantis wiggles from under the carpet, what about me?
Yeah it’s a rich politician joke and people take it seriously
Like little dictator, Adolfo.
Literally ten minutes after i read on the same sub trump wants as loyal generals as generals under hitler
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Trump: “Look, I don’t want any wounded guys in the parade. This doesn’t look good for me.”
Kelly: “Those are the heroes. In our society, there’s only one group of people who are more heroic than they are—and they are buried over in Arlington.”
Trump: “I don’t want them.”
From the New Yorker article linked in that tweet, it’s a fucking terrifying read at how close we came.
Milley put away the resignation letter in his desk and drew up a plan, a guide for how to get through the next few months. He settled on four goals: First, make sure Trump did not start an unnecessary war overseas. Second, make sure the military was not used in the streets against the American people for the purpose of keeping Trump in power. Third, maintain the military’s integrity. And, fourth, maintain his own integrity. In the months to come, Milley would refer back to the plan more times than he could count.
Kelly's son died in Afghanistan. How the hell did he not punch Trump after this discussion?
remember that famous clip where an 80 year old man slipped and cracked his head open during a dinner and trump's response was like, "ew, clean that up. get that out of here. gross"
he's such a psychopath
They’re HIS toy soldiers and only losers play with broken hand me down toys.
Dude is fucked in the head and should be kept away from ever playing at government again.