DUH: Dem worried Armed Forces Commander in Chief’s ‘militarizing’ WH (Open thread)
**Written by Doug Powers
Over 80 degrees and nothing but sun today, so I’m going to a baseball game as mandated by July. Here are a few starters for the weekly Sunday free-for-all…
Some liberals, including the Democrat member of Congress below, are concerned President Trump is “militarizing” the White House with his choice of new chief of staff:
A Democratic Congresswoman has blasted General John Kelly’s appointment as the new White House chief of staff by describing him as “an extremist.”
Representative Barbara Lee of California tweeted on Friday, “By putting Gen John Kelly in charge, Pres Trump is militarizing the White House & putting our executive branch in the hands of an extremist.”
Militarizing the White House? OMG! Actually the Founders did that when they made the US president the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces. But don’t tell Rep. Lee that or she might really lose it.
Also, for bonus points, Lee referred to a Gold Star Father and decorated U.S. Marine as an “extremist.” But coming from a congresswoman who thinks progressive mayors who violate federal law and run sanctuary cities are heroes maybe that’s a compliment. Lefties like Lee only seem satisfied when there are Marxists advising the president.
Sharknado 5 is airing next Sunday:
It might just be another silly movie to some of us, but others smell opportunity!
“We need to stop global warming,” he urged. “The planet needs help.”
One expert agreed it’s a whale of a problem — that could increase the chances of end-of-days-style hurricanes.
“It’s a scientific fact that we are living in a warmer world. And it will continue to increase and accelerate as more carbon enters the atmosphere,” said Bill Patzert, a climatologist at the California Institute of Technology.
“As the world’s oceans warm,