Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ letter to President Trump made it clear why he would be stepping down from that job in February, and intrepid and totally unbiased newsman Tom Brokaw sounded the alarm with a “Caine Mutiny” reference:
pres trump getting rid of general mattis is like the captain of a sinking ship firing the coast guard.
this is a time for all hands to be on deck – whatever their party label – and confront captain queeg, er, president trump
— Tom Brokaw (@tombrokaw) December 20, 2018
Brokaw’s very close to out-Resistance-ing Dan Rather! Obligatory:
— Waldo (@AndyWIII) December 21, 2018
Remember how the movie ended? (Book was even more harsh on the junior officers) https://t.co/ITsH3Amrks
— Greg Pollowitz (@GPollowitz) December 21, 2018