Donald Trump claims nobody respects the troops more than he does. He claims he’s “rebuilt” our military. He even claims he’s restocked our stockpile of nuclear weapons. All of that is bullshit.
The truth is, we’ve spent over $600 billion per year on our military for over a decade before Donald Trump stole the presidency. There’s not a lot of rebuilding required when you’ve been pumping over $600 billion a year into something. Eric Trump even claimed we have new aircraft carriers because of his father. If that’s so, I challenge Eric to name them. We have not restocked our pile of nuclear weapons and I hope we’re not keeping them in a pile. That just doesn’t sound very safe.
But the biggest lie is that nobody respects the military more than Donald Trump. According to reports, he has referred to those who volunteer for our armed services as “suckers and losers.” He told his former chief-of-staff, General John Kelly, while at his son’s gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery, that he doesn’t “get it.” Why would anyone put their lives on the line fighting for their country? He asked, “What’s in it for them?”. That’s the exact type of question a grifter would ask.
And of course Trump doesn’t get it. He dodged the draft to serve during the Vietnam War. You don’t see any of his five kids serving in our military. Granted, Barron isn’t old enough yet but don’t hold out on him joining even the Space Force. Even George W. Bush and Dan Quayle joined the National Guard. These petty little trust-fund baby bastards wouldn’t even join the Kiss Army.
Trump screamed and pitched a fit over reports he doesn’t respect our military. He acted like a diaper baby over it. It seems to me that if you want people to believe you respect our military, then you don’t go blocking a bill that funds the military. You don’t block a bill that provides raises for our men and women who are willing to die for our nation. It also seems to me that if you don’t want people accusing you of being a baby, then you don’t act like a baby.
Donald Trump is threatening to veto a defense bill if it doesn’t include the repeal of a legal shield for internet companies. What he wants is a repeal of a law that protects companies like Twitter and Facebook from posts by third parties.
What that law means is, if a lunatic posts something racists and terrible on Twitter, then it’s the lunatic who should be held liable, not Twitter. There’s supposed to be a good faith measure by the internet companies to find and remove such content. Over the past several months, Twitter has been slapping “not true” labels on a lot of posts by racist lunatics that contain lies and conspiracy theories. They’ve been specifically targeting posts made by an orange racist lunatic. But believe it or not, that’s not what has Diaper Don upset.
I’m sorry, did I refer to him as “Diaper Don?” I only did so because that’s what this is all about.
After Trump’s little teeny tiny press conference where he was seated at a little teeny tiny desk that looked like it was produced by Fisher Price, the hashtag “Diaper Don” started trending. It looks like this: #DiaperDon.
Donald Trump tweeted that these hashtags aren’t really “trending” and Twitter is just making it up. Like with his election fraud claims, Trump doesn’t have any proof or knowledge of that and is just making it up.
What does #DiaperDon trending have to do with funding our military? Absolutely nothing, but there aren’t going to be that many more bills for Donald Trump to hold hostage between now and when he’s Former President (sic) Trump.
He has already threatened to veto the bill, which is over $700 billion, over a provision mandating the Pentagon remove Confederate names from military bases and other property.
So, Donald Trump respects our military so much that he’s threatening to veto pay raises for our troops over a Diaper Don hashtag and removing from bases, the names of people who fought against our troops.
The biggest question here is: Why does anyone who considers themselves a patriot still support Diaper Don?
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