“There is a thin line between the military’s tolerance for questionable partisan moves over the past three years and the point where these become intolerable for an apolitical military.” - LtGen Douglas E. Lute (ret), former NSC member and NATO ambassador.
News Analysis: President Trump’s threat to invoke the 1807 Insurrection Act has laid bare the chasm in the national security community that was forming even when he ran for office in 2016, writes.
"One general officer...said on Thursday that he was hoping to make it through another day without having to cite his constitutional obligations to decline an illegal order. He said he would not be surprised if he faced such a dilemma in the coming weeks."
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“Mr. Trump seems to view the military as an extension of domestic law enforcement as much as overseas combat.”
Gosh! “The purpose of the military is to train soldiers to treat the enemy as inferior human beings or not human beings at all because that makes them easier to kill.” The president now wants the military on US streets.
One can only hope the US military sees the damage closeness to Trump does to its reputation and integrity.
Trump and the Military: A Mutual Embrace Might Dissolve on America’s Streets