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Trump was blasted on Saturday for “performative patriotism” as he claims to support the U.S. military, but uses the troops as “props.”

 

“President Donald Trump isn’t the first president to use the military as a prop, but it’s become clear that he’s the most brazenly cynical in doing so,” Anthony L. Fisher wrote in a Business Insider column.

 

He reminded how Trump invoked killed-in-action Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Hake and Sgt. 1st Class Townsend Williams at his State of the Union address.

 

“To recap: Trump used a Gold Star family as a prop to boast about an assassination that he ordered, then followed it up by using another family in a made-for-TV stunt to extol the sacrifices made by ‘extraordinary military families,'” he explained.

 

“Nationally televised tributes to military families are lovely gestures, but by using what should have been a humble show of respect to a widow and her child to justify a military action he ordered, Trump explicitly politicized a soldier’s death,” Fisher noted.

“Trump loves to bask in the reflected glory of veterans, but his tune changes as soon as military personnel don’t conveniently fit with his narrative,” he explained. “Throughout his decades in public life, Trump has epitomized the idea of hollow, performative patriotism.”

 

The commander-in-chief’s actions are part of a pattern.

 

“He’s had a lifelong love affair with military pageantry. Despite receiving five deferments to avoid serving in Vietnam, Trump said he felt as if he truly was in the military because he attended an upstate New York military prep school,” he reminded. “He’s repeatedly touted the idea of military parades. As an adult, he was known to swoon in the presence of high-ranking generals.”

“So while Trump attempts to use the military to polish his political credentials, he does so only when it suits him. When it doesn’t, the president insults the dead, brushes off the wounded, uses the living as political pawns, and venerates the war criminal. It’s a perverse way of showing respect for the military,” Fisher concluded.

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Just a few...to deep dive a bit further...

 

 

Dick Cheney: did not serve. Several deferments, the last by marriage.
* Rush Limbaugh: did not serve (4-F with a 'pilonidal cyst.')
* Bill O'Reilly: did not serve.
* Dennis Hastert: did not serve.
* Tom Delay: did not serve.
* Roy Blunt: did not serve.
* Bill Frist: did not serve.
* Mitch McConnell: Served slightly over a month
in the Army Reserve, all in country as a clerk.
* Rick Santorum: did not serve.
* Trent Lott: did not serve.
* John Ashcroft: did not serve. Seven deferments to teach business.
* Jeb Bush: did not serve.
* Karl Rove: did not serve.
* Saxby Chambliss: did not serve. "Bad knee." (The man who attacked Max
Cleland's patriotism.)
* Paul Wolfowitz: did not serve.
* Vin Weber: did not serve.
* Richard Perle: did not serve.
* Douglas Feith: did not serve.
* Eliot Abrams: did not serve.
* Richard Shelby: did not serve.
* John Kyl: did not serve.
* Tim Hutchison: did not serve.
* Christopher Cox: did not serve.
* Newt Gingrich: did not serve.

* Ronald Reagan: due to poor eyesight, served in a non-combat role
making movies. Quit while the war was still going on.
* "B-1" Bob Dornan: Consciously enlisted after fighting was over in
Korea.
* Phil Gramm: did not serve.
* Dana Rohrabacher: did not serve.
* John M. McHugh: did not serve.
* JC Watts: did not serve.
* Jack Kemp: did not serve. "Knee problem," although continued in NFL
for 8 years.
* Dan Quayle: Journalism unit of the Indiana National Guard.
* Rudy Giuliani: did not serve.
* George Pataki: did not serve.
* Spencer Abraham: did not serve.
* John Engler: did not serve.
* Arnold Schwarzenegger: AWOL from Austrian army base.
* Sean Hannity: did not serve.
* Michael Savage: did not serve.
* George Will: did not serve.
* Paul Gigot: did not serve.
* Bill Bennett: did not serve.
* Pat Buchanan: did not serve.
* Bill Kristol: did not serve.

* Kenneth Starr: did not serve.
* Antonin Scalia: did not serve.
* Clarence Thomas: did not serve.
* Ralph Reed: did not serve.
* Michael Medved: did not serve.
* John Wayne: did not serve.
* Charlie Daniels: did not serve.
* Ted (CRAP HIS PANTS) Nugent: did not serve. (He only shoots at things that don't
shoot back.)

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In the wake of the Beirut bombing, Saint Senile ronnie shrugged his shoulders, smiled his sunny smile, struck his colors and abandoned the field. Any Democrat would have been crucified for such fecklessness. raygun made my skin crawl. I think rayguns only role in his own administration was to go before the cameras and play a President on television. His grasp of any and all policy was no better than Trump's.

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31 minutes ago, benson13 said:

Trump was blasted on Saturday for “performative patriotism” as he claims to support the U.S. military, but uses the troops as “props.”

 

“President Donald Trump isn’t the first president to use the military as a prop, but it’s become clear that he’s the most brazenly cynical in doing so,” Anthony L. Fisher wrote in a Business Insider column.

 

He reminded how Trump invoked killed-in-action Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Hake and Sgt. 1st Class Townsend Williams at his State of the Union address.

 

“To recap: Trump used a Gold Star family as a prop to boast about an assassination that he ordered, then followed it up by using another family in a made-for-TV stunt to extol the sacrifices made by ‘extraordinary military families,'” he explained.

 

“Nationally televised tributes to military families are lovely gestures, but by using what should have been a humble show of respect to a widow and her child to justify a military action he ordered, Trump explicitly politicized a soldier’s death,” Fisher noted.

“Trump loves to bask in the reflected glory of veterans, but his tune changes as soon as military personnel don’t conveniently fit with his narrative,” he explained. “Throughout his decades in public life, Trump has epitomized the idea of hollow, performative patriotism.”

 

The commander-in-chief’s actions are part of a pattern.

 

“He’s had a lifelong love affair with military pageantry. Despite receiving five deferments to avoid serving in Vietnam, Trump said he felt as if he truly was in the military because he attended an upstate New York military prep school,” he reminded. “He’s repeatedly touted the idea of military parades. As an adult, he was known to swoon in the presence of high-ranking generals.”

“So while Trump attempts to use the military to polish his political credentials, he does so only when it suits him. When it doesn’t, the president insults the dead, brushes off the wounded, uses the living as political pawns, and venerates the war criminal. It’s a perverse way of showing respect for the military,” Fisher concluded.

your reality is shreading apart and all you have is projecting Trump in caricature of your translation its out turn.

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