Saturday, August 12, 2017
News commentators are constantly proclaiming that Trump is erratic, but he has surrounded himself with excellent advisors by having selected military generals for critical positions.
The problem with Trump and his bellicose statements is that he is surrounded by military generals.
If you ask a any career Marine brass how to deal with an international problem, his first answer will always be ‘send in the Marines.’
Military men are trained to see military solutions and to be forceful and bellicose in the face of enemies.
Trump is a todie hanging out with the big guys and trying to sound like one of them. He needs to be surrounded by diplomats, not generals.
We are in a dangerous position when we have military Generals advising the President on North Korea diplomacy.