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July 31, 2016

There Is A Big Difference Between Trump Criticizing General Allen And Him Criticizing The Father Of A Fallen Soldier [CBD]

Khan's son Humayun, a Captain in the United States Army, was killed by a car bomb in Iraq in 2004. He was awarded a Bronze Star and a Purple heart.

Khizr Khan spoke to Trump onstage, saying "Have you ever been to Arlington cemetery? Go look at the graves of brave Americans who died defending United States of America. You will see all faiths, genders and ethnicities. You have sacrificed nothing." Khan also questioned if Trump had ever read the Constitution and offered to lend him his copy.

Trump's response?

"Who wrote that? Did Hillary's script writers write it?" .... "I think I've made a lot of sacrifices. I work very, very hard."

Dave in Texas is 100% correct.


But....here is Trump criticizing General John Allen, the architect of our first failed strategy to combat ISIS.

"Let me tell you, I think my kids have more star power, I really do. I think they do, than everybody I saw," Trump said of the DNC. "They had a general named John Allen. And he, I never met him, and he got up and he started talking about Trump, Trump, Trump. Never met him

"And you know who he is? He's a failed, he was the general fighting ISIS. I would say he hasn't done so well, right? Not so well."

And Y-not is correct too.

We have civilian oversight of our armed forces, and we as Americans have our natural rights of free speech, which includes the right to criticize our political and military leaders.

Addendum

This is pitch perfect.

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posted by Open Blogger at 12:00 PM

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