Never underestimate the ability of a Congressperson with (D, NY) to act like a total idiot. I’ve been watching all of them my entire life and I have not seen one smart thing come out of a (D, NY), ever. The funny thing is that some of them seemed to enjoy being idiots. I wonder what their constituents get out of it. I think that the reason that those people keep electing idiots is that they are insulated from the consequences of acting like idiots by their money and lifestyle. Being an idiot about things like who they vote for never bites them in the butt, so they just keep doing it.
I don’t know about you guys, but my news feeds were all filled with the buzz that retired Marine Corps General James Mattis was selected by Trump to be nominated for the position of Secretary of Defense. Every single veteran and current service member I know has been singing the praises of this particular choice – regardless of political views – and Mattis memes are dominating my social media page like I’ve never seen before.
As critical and doubtful I am of our President-elect, this was a stellar choice.
Mattis knows and understands the military.
His troops love and respect him – even now that he’s retired.
He is widely considered to have been one of the most competent, seasoned military officers in recent history.
He understands military strategy and tactics, and is able to effectively balance the mission with care for his troops.
And he understands military-civilian relations, which is…
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