There is nothing quite like a Military Parade. That is my opinion and seems to be that of President Donald Trump. As the Commander in Chief of the armed forces, he can pretty much order up a parade if he wants one. That is just about what has happened. That is the upside of this patriotic story. It is now time for the snowflakes to melt and the Trump resisters to go loud and vocal. I can hear the voices now. The sound bites will be flowing.
As Written and Reported By Benny Johnson for the Daily Caller:
President Trump made headlines this week calling for a good ol’ fashioned military parade.
According to reports, Trump said he wanted “a parade like the one in France.” A source told The Washington Post, “This is being worked at the highest levels of the military.” According to the story, Trump wanted a monster parade through Washington D.C.:
President Trump’s vision of soldiers marching and tanks rolling down the boulevards of Washington is moving closer to reality in the Pentagon and White House, where officials say they have begun to plan a grand military parade later this year showcasing the might of America’s armed forces.
Trump has long mused publicly and privately about wanting such a parade, but a Jan. 18 meeting between Trump and top generals in the Pentagon’s tank — a room reserved for top-secret discussions — marked a tipping point, according to two officials briefed on the planning.
Surrounded by the military’s highest-ranking officials, including Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., Trump’s seemingly abstract desire for a parade was suddenly heard as a presidential directive, the officials said.
The report caused much clutching of pearls in the D.C. media landscape, with …..
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