Martha Raddatz shared this photo of National Guardsmen guarding the Lincoln Memorial on Tuesday that quickly went viral. . .

. . .because people found it “deeply disturbing” (note that there are no weapons visible in any of the photos):

You know they were there to prevent more vandalism right?

Why do they keep leaving this part out?

It is an important historical location after all:

And without weapons or shields or batons it’s not even clear what their role is other than a show of force:

Now, if you want to talk about “deeply disturbing,” boy do we have a story for you:

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