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A High Ground Maneuver

In analyzing back and forth regarding the fallen soldier La David Johnson, it's almost unbelievable that this phone call to a grieving widow became a controversy that has spanned into it's second week  I feel it could have been nipped in the bud very quickly.

I didn't have access to a computer, and I was watching CNN to see what the left was angry over the night this came out, and I saw Breaking News.  The news said that Trump said to the widow of a fallen soldier "He knew what he signed up for."  This was the Don Lemon show, and his hatred of the President is visceral.  His show is often a two hour hit piece, with most of the guests and analysts being people who also dislike the President.  That said, when I read this, I initially thought, well, what's wrong with that?  Isn't that a common phrase used with respect to our soldiers to connote bravery?  I thought people knew that.  However, I knew immediately what CNN/the left was about to do.  I felt a sic…

Bob Corker Bashes Trump To the New York Times - Gives Democrats A Gift

Bob Corker Says Trump’s Recklessness Threatens ‘World War III’

New York Times ^ | October 8, 2017 | JONATHAN MARTIN and MARK LANDLER

WASHINGTON — Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, charged in an interview on Sunday that President Trump was treating his office like “a reality show,” with reckless threats toward other countries that could set the nation “on the path to World War III.”

In an extraordinary rebuke of a president of his own party, Mr. Corker said he was alarmed about a president who acts “like he’s doing ‘The Apprentice’ or something.”

“He concerns me,” Mr. Corker added. “He would have to concern anyone who cares about our nation.”

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It began on Sunday morning when Mr. Trump, posting on Twitter, accused Mr. Corker of deciding not to run for re-election because he “didn’t have the guts.” Mr. Corker shot back in his own tweet: “It’s a shame the White House has become an adult day care center. Someone obviously missed…