Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. – Unknown
Today’s quick hits deal with:
- Don’t Shoot
- Four-Star Marine General
- Trump & Myeshia Johnson
- The JFK Files
When I received the press release from the campaign of John Heenan, I was a little skeptical about what they were saying. I was thinking that “People can’t be that dumb, can they?”
Here’s the money quote:
“I’m a friend of Greg’s. If that kid had done to me what he did to Greg, I would have shot him,” – Karen Marshall Gallatin County Republican Party (Montana) in reference to Greg Gianforte’s assault of reporter Ben Jacobs.
Marshall called the “Voices of Montana” radio program when Heenan was a guest.
My first thought was, “There’s still a ‘Voices of Montana’ radio program?”
The quote was confirmed and even Lee Newspapers reported the story.
A Facebook page belonging to a Karen Marshall of Bozeman says she “Works at Montana Republican Party.” Lee Newspapers reported that she was the vice president of programs for Gallatin County Republican Women.
One would think the Gallatin County Republicans and the Montana Republican Party would have fired her for these remarks.
Another great thing I found when checking her Facebook page is that of her 793 friends, we have zero mutual friends.#Winning
Four-Star Marine General:
After questioning some of the things Chief of Staff and retired General John Kelly said in a press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters on Friday:
“If you want to go after General Kelly, that’s up to you. But I think that that — if you want to get into a debate with a four-star Marine general, I think that that’s something highly inappropriate.”
What???? Sarah, Sarah, Sarah…
Kelly is the Chief of Staff. He can be questioned. As for debating a four-star Marine general, that is perfectly fine, too. I used to debate and question active duty officers and some were generals. It’s their job to be accountable.
As for Kelly, he can be questioned no matter his past and present occupations.
Sanders changed her tune Friday night with this statement:
“Of course everyone can be questioned but after witnessing General Kelly’s heartfelt and somber account, we should all be able to agree that impugning his credibility on how best to honor fallen heroes is not appropriate.”
The damage was already done.
Trump & Myeshia Johnson:
ABC News reported this morning that the pregnant widow of U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who was among four U.S. service members killed in Niger earlier this month, expressed a mix of blame and sorrow today on “Good Morning America,” saying she was “very angry” about President Donald Trump’s condolence phone call and upset because she says he struggled to “remember my husband’s name.”
The President responded on Twitter with:
I had a very respectful conversation with the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, and spoke his name from beginning, without hesitation!
Somebody should tell the President that he will never win any disagreement with a widow of a fallen soldier. He should be gracious and apologize. He should stop commenting about it.
Myeshia Johnson’s husband, Sgt. La David Johnson, paid the ultimate price for our country. She deserves respect from all of us.
The JFK Files:
Remember when candidate Donald Trump tried to link Ted Cruz’s father, Rafael, to Lee Harvey Oswald, the man who assassinated President John F. Kennedy, in 1963.
Yes, those were good times.
Trump recently announced that he would not block the release of the JFK documents. People are now joking that Cruz may finally be exposed! Maybe they are joking.
Can Area 51 documents be far behind…?