At West Point, VP Pence Bellows For Perpetual War

The content of this bellicose, and banal, speech should have been remarkable; should have raised Americans’ collective "spidey-sense." Instead, hardly anyone noticed that Pence, like a Punxsutawney groundhog, was veritably predicting many more years of winter (read: warfare). Still, the vice president’s oratory was disturbing on a number of levels.

First off, he bragged about President Trump’s absurd military budget and explained that the cadets should be honored to join "an Army that’s better equipped, better trained, and better supplied than any United States Army in the history of this country.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://original.antiwar.com/Danny_Sjursen/2019/05/27/the-pence-prophesy-vp-predicts-perpetual-war-at-the-west-point-graduation/

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