Political Animal reports that people in the Pentagon felt nine minutes of consternation this morning. Note the timing of the tweets below (presented as block quotes, since I will not follow or link to the author):
After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow …
Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.
The (not “his”) generals and other military personnel, you see, couldn’t be sure that the cretin-in-chief wasn’t using Twitter to announce a military strike against North Korea or some other response to provocation. Oops! Way to keep the U.S. military in suspense!
As for the transgender ban? Cruel and stupid red meat thrown to the yahoos and likely to be smacked down by the courts, but that’s all he ever has to offer. Anybody want to rate the patriotism and bravery of America’s thousands of transgender servicepersons against that of the V.D. Vietnam dodger?