Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

"
If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"
Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Petty Is as Petty Does; Trump Ed.

The White House asked the Navy to hide a destroyer named after Senator John McCain in order to avoid having the ship appear in photographs taken while President Trump was visiting Japan this week, White House and military officials said Wednesday.

Although Navy officials insisted they did not hide the ship, the John S. McCain, they did give all of the sailors aboard the day off on Tuesday as Mr. Trump visited Yokosuka Nhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/29/us/politics/uss-mccain-navy-ship.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage
aval Base.
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A Navy service member based on Yokosuka said that all of the American warships in the harbor were invited to send 60 to 70 sailors to hear Mr. Trump’s address, with the exception of the McCain. When several sailors from the McCain showed up anyway, wearing their uniforms with the ship’s insignia, they were turned away, the service member said.
How fragile is the ego of Der Trumpenfuhrer, that his staff fears that even the sight of a USS John S. McCain patch on a sailor's uniform would send him into a mouth-foaming rage.

The sad thing is that nobody seems to really be surprised that Trump's childish jealousy of McCain has reached such levels.

By the way, in case your first instinct is to bleat about the "liberrrull media," the Wall Street Journal is reporting the same story.

3 comments:

Deadstick said...

Let's hope "USS John McCain" hats and patches go on the market.

Comrade Misfit said...

The hats seem to be sold out.

Dark Avenger said...

But, but, but Barry once saluted with a coffee cup in his hand!