In this country, the efficacy and morality of a president’s foreign-policy goals are debated in the public arena and decided on Election Day. We are not ruled by generals.
Mattis Told Then-DNI Coats They May Be Forced to Take ‘Collective Action’ against ‘Unfit’ Trump, According to New Woodward Book
The book, set to be released next week, covers Trump’s handling of the pandemic, race relations, North Korea among other issues.
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It seems unlikely.
He should be careful not to alienate the Armed Forces in an election year.
The generals have allowed their personal contempt of the president to affect their previous good judgment to the detriment of their own stature and others.
Mattis’s broader point that the president is needlessly divisive and seems at times to think of the military as a meretricious prop is true.
In a time of crisis, their synchronized chorus of complaints, falsehoods, and partisan appeals to resistance threaten the very constitutional order they claim to revere.