Retired Marine Corps general and current White House Chief of Staff John Kelly took questions from the press yesterday. Kelly’s presser generated plenty of takeaways, but this one takes the cake:
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The press briefing with John Kelly could serve as a preview of what a military coup in this country would look like. https://t.co/PjEsN3CYdC
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) October 20, 2017
There’s not much to add, except perhaps…
— (((Val Washington)))??❤ (@ValeriaPugliesi) October 20, 2017
And then some.
Sure glad no one is completely overreacting. https://t.co/vtgw47vWOU
— Crusty Gobblestein (@NathanWurtzel) October 20, 2017
Why do you people always turn every knob to 11? God, my eyes are going to roll right out of my head.
— While Supplies Last (@corrcomm) October 20, 2017
Good LORD. It's your side that actually wants a bloody coup and WANTS us to be a socialist country. Keep your Venezuela. I'll take Kelly.
— Pam D (@lifebythecreek) October 20, 2017
They just don't know how to react and are throwing anything at the wall. https://t.co/XaItlQl7hw
— Holden (@Holden114) October 20, 2017
1 This is absurd
2 Nothing he said is controversial
3 He's retired
4 Know your history. Generals don't start coups.https://t.co/i7u0kaWQBp
— Jordan Schachtel (@JordanSchachtel) October 20, 2017
The left's talk of coups, impeachment, 25th Amend, racism, transphobia, patriarchy, etc. could serve as a preview of another defeat in 2018. https://t.co/rhK7MBuzHi
— ┈ Reason Burger ┈ (@ReasonBurger) October 20, 2017
So are military coups bad again? https://t.co/sQpa48c5ox
— M. Blue (@misterblue42) October 20, 2017