Trump’s Tweets Know No Bottom

Have you seen this meme on social media appearing in this Trump tweet?

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Please don’t follow the President’s advice and show this to NFLers taking a knee. Before you do so you should do what the President did not do, know the man’s name who appears on that headstone.

The man’s name is Maj. Andrew Budenz, he was a Marine C-130 pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan. However, he was was killed right here in the United States, in 2013, in a motorcycle accident. While his death is tragic, and his wife’s grief as real and deep as for any fallen hero of war, he did not die in the cause of defending this nation.

Trump does not care about these soldiers, or their families’ grief, except to the extent he can exploit it to fan hatred of those he wants you to hate. Remember that when he wants you to hate again.

Retired lawyer & Army vet in The Villages of Florida. Lifelong: Republican (pre-Trump), Constitution buff, science nerd & dog lover. Twitter: @KeithDB80

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