Republicans don’t give a fuck about our troops
watch what they do, not what they say
on October 4, 2017, four US soldiers involved in special operations in Niger were ambushed and killed.
how did Commander-in-Chief Dickface von Fuckstain react? he told the families of the slain soldiers that “they knew what they signed up for” and then engaged in a petty twitter spat with a grieving widow.
not one Republican said a word about President Digrace’s callous actions.
in conversations with his chief of staff John Kelly, Trump referred to prisoners of war as “suckers” because “there is nothing in it for them,” and called soldiers killed in action “losers.”
not a single Republican — not even one — criticized these remarks.
every Republican remained silent.
in November 2018, world leaders gathered at a cemetary in France to honor the memory of US soldiers killed while fighting in World War One. at the last minute, Donald Trump blew the whole thing off, because it was drizzling lightly and he didn’t want that fucked-up rat’s nest of cotton candy bullshit on top of his head to get wet. instead, he spent the day rage-tweeting from his hotel room.
every Republican stuck their heads in the sand and pretended not to notice.
in October 2018, Trump abruptly pulled US troops out of Syria. our Kurdish allies were left defenseless and got fucking slaughtered. US military bases and hardware that were abandoned ended up in the hands of Russia. weird how everything Agolf Shitler does somehow ends up benefitting Putin.
this episode was so egregious that Liz Cheney and Lindsey Graham actually spoke out. every other Republican stuck their fingers in their ears and went LA LA LA LA LA LA I CAN’T HEAR YOU.
At his welcome ceremony at Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall, across the Potomac River from the capital, Milley gained an early, and disturbing, insight into Trump’s attitude toward soldiers. Milley had chosen a severely wounded Army captain, Luis Avila, to sing “God Bless America.” Avila, who had completed five combat tours, had lost a leg in an IED attack in Afghanistan and had suffered two heart attacks, two strokes, and brain damage as a result of his injuries. To Milley, and to four-star generals across the Army, Avila and his wife, Claudia, represented the heroism, sacrifice, and dignity of wounded soldiers.
It had rained that day, and the ground was soft; at one point Avila’s wheelchair threatened to topple over. Milley’s wife, Hollyanne, ran to help Avila, as did Vice President Mike Pence. After Avila’s performance, Trump walked over to congratulate him, but then said to Milley, within earshot of several witnesses, “Why do you bring people like that here? No one wants to see that, the wounded.” Never let Avila appear in public again, Trump told Milley. (Recently, Milley invited Avila to sing at his retirement ceremony.)
isn’t Donny charming?
“why do you bring people like that here? no one wants to see that, the wounded.”
what a cold-hearted inhuman dick.
not one Republican criticized Trump’s abhorrent behavior.
a couple of days ago, three US soldiers were tragically killed in a drone attack in Jordan, and — as if by magic — Republicans who remained silent during Donald Trump’s four-year reign of incompetence and disrespect suddenly found their voices. in fact, they will not shut the fuck up about it.
the fuckfaces who didn’t say shit when four soldiers died in Niger are now clutching their pearls and falling all over their fainting couches.
they’re spewing the same old predictible bullshit all over Newsmax and Fox News. how could Joe Biden have allowed this to happen? Joe Biden hates our troops. IMPEACH! IMPEACH!
they’re calling for Biden to rain down bombs on Tehran, like, this very minute — because as we all know, going off half-cocked and indiscriminately bombing the shit out of a country without first pausing to create a strategy always works out just fine and dandy for everyone involved.
just ask the people of Iraq.
get ready for a dozen Benghazi-style show trials.
it’s all fucking noise. it’s all election-year bullshit. sound and fury, baby!
want to know how Republicans really feel about the troops? here:
here, from July 29, 2022, we have a bunch of GOP Senators fist-bumping. why? because they just blocked a bill that would have expanded healthcare coverage for military veterans exposed to toxic burn pits during their service.
because nothing says “we support our heroes” so much as “just fucking die.”
and of all the shitheads currently caterwauling about how Sleepy Brandon has mIsMaNaGeD MiLiTaRy rEaDiNeSs, do you know who needs to fuck all the way off?
Tommy Fucking Tuberville, that’s who — look at this stunning bit of hypocrisy:
“We’ve kind of gone downhill with our military, so we’ve got to be careful what we’re doing. We don’t have the munitions. And we get out there and start something that we shouldn’t. We could have problems ourselves.”
we’ve “gone downhill with our military”? gee, I wonder how that could have happened. maybe if the failed fuckstain football coach who happens to be named Tommy Tuberville hadn’t thrown a hissy fit and blocked every single goddamned military promotion for almost a year, the military might be in better shape right now.
allow me to close with something I wrote last Veterans Day — because it was true then, it’s true now, and it will remain true until the heat death of the universe.
Trump, Tuberville, the whole worthless lot of them — the next time any of these grandstanding hypocrites starts going on and on about how much they love the shit out of our veterans, remember: watch what they do, not what they say.
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