If Trump’s Rage Brings ‘Civil War,’ Where Will the Military Stand?
The Daily Beast
The moment may come when soldiers have to choose between the Constitution and Donald Trump. No doubt most will embrace the Constitution. But some will see that as a tough call.
Beware, warns CENTCOM veteran Patricia Ravalgi, ‘the constant drumbeat of right-wing conspiracy theories and hateful political rhetoric has found its way into a sizable portion of the U.S. military’s rank and file.’
is the third CENTCOM veteran to tell us in recent weeks that pockets of the command have become overstuffed with far-right conspiracists. Her essay is an absolute must-read.
Shades of "Seven Days in May." But would the generals in this scenario be the good guys? And even if they were, would their Trump-loving subordinates follow their lead? It's terrible we have to ask such questions. But we must.