General Kelly Throws Down on Media for Disrespecting Sacredness of the Military
Respect, honor, and dignity are three words completely foreign to the left. After president Trump called the families of four U.S. soldiers who had died in Niger, a member of Congress leaked details of the call to the press. If respect is foreign ground for these people, sacred ground is less identifiable. The cross on that green patch is a grave.
Behold, the real story behind President Trump contacting a fallen soldier's widow:
The retired Marine said that presidents don’t typically call the next of kin of fallen troops and that he actually recommended that Trump not call. “If you elect to call a family like this it is about the most difficult thing you can imagine. There’s no perfect way to make that phone call,” the retired general said. “[Trump] called four people the other day and expressed his condolences in the best way he could and he said to me, ‘What do I say?'”
Kelly went on to say that he told the president what Kelly’s friend Marine Gen. Joe Dunford told him when Kelly’s own son died. “He said, ‘Kel, he was doing exactly what he wanted to do when he was killed. He knew what he was getting into by joining… that 1 percent. He knew what the possibilities were, because we’re at war. And when he died… he was surrounded by the best men on this earth, his friends. That’s what the president tried to say to four families the other day.”
Anybody who has gone through grief firsthand knows that no words can serve as enough comfort. Still, Trump tried because he's Trump. You can imagine the rest. Now we have leftists trying to exploit the tragedy in order to make Trump look bad. Zero shame. Hence John Kelly called them out. In epic, glorious and raw fashion. Three cheers.
Speaking of the left's lack of shame: