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Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:47 PM

Kelly: Serving Trump harder than leading a force from Baghdad into Tikrit

There you have it, the hardest job Kelly says he ever had is the one he has now.

Babysitting Trump is harder than:

• One year in the United States Merchant Marine
• Serving in an infantry company with the 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
• Sea duty aboard the aircraft carriers USS Forrestal (CV-59) and USS Independence (CV-62)
• Commanding a rifle and weapons company in Second Marine Division
• Commanding officer, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion (1st LAR), 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton
• Special assistant to the Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, in Mons, Belgium.
• Assistant division commander, the 1st Marine Division
• Command of the newly formed Task Force Tripoli and drove it north from Baghdad into Samarra and Tikrit
• ommanding general, I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward)
• Command of the Multi-National Force–West in Iraq, replacing Major General Walter E. Gaskin.



During the initial assault on Baghdad, Kelly was asked by a reporter for The Los Angeles Times if, considering the size of the Iraqi Army and the vast supplies of tanks, artillery and chemical weapons available to Saddam's forces, he would ever consider defeat. Kelly's archetypal response was, "hell these are Marines. Men like them held Guadalcanal and took Iwo Jima, Baghdad ain't shit."


Baghdad ain't shit. But Trump is.

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Response to ksoze (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:50 PM

1. He repeated Trump talking points so how is that so hard.

He tried to make Trump look like not so bad a guy, He said the media was wrong about what was going on in the White House.

I had to turn the sound down to prevent going nuts myself.

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Response to ksoze (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:53 PM

2. The orange shart

and his enablers, who knew it would get so ugly? (snark)

Our military should not be involved in politics. They know better. They serve US, the people. He is anathema to all that I hold dear. (A distant relative of the DAR speaking here)

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