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originally posted by: face23785
I hate to bring this up, but weather is a legit excuse when you're traveling by helicopter. Helis can't fly in virtually any kind of weather like a plane can.
I know this won't matter to most of you because you just want to hate Trump, but I figured I'd throw the information out there for the open-minded members.
Sky's Europe correspondent Mark Stone tweeted: "On the face of it, it does seem odd that @realDonaldTrump has cancelled a trip to US war cemetery east of Paris 'due to bad weather'. I'm no expert on flying presidential choppers but the weather's clearing up in Paris. To the east 70% chance of rain at cemetery this afternoon."
A delegation from the US including chief of staff General John Kelly and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff General Joe Dunford went instead, the White House added.
White House chief of staff John Kelly and Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, made the roughly 50-mile long trip to the cemetery in a small motorcade of vehicles. The drive took about 90 minutes each way. Separately, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel traveled a similar distance by car to a commemorative event in northern France.
President embarrassment skips ww1 grave visit because it’s raining.
originally posted by: Lagomorphe
originally posted by: soundguy
I’m sure the trump sycophants will give him a pass as they always do. As we all know they only love the troops when it’s politically prudent to do so.
Could trump be more of an national embarrassment if tried? I don’t think so. I had hopes he would actually take the job seriously, who was I kidding, he’s a bad joke.
Oh, if you would like to see what a real president looks like (who actually loved the troops) here you go. Speaking of, has the tub of lard occupying the White House even bothered to visit the troops over seas?
You would crap yourself silly if you had to go through what our elders went through in World war 1.... Also, maybe take into consideration flying conditions and weather conditions too knob head!
I have had enough of being polite with internet armchair generals...
originally posted by: soundguy
It’s always nice to see a rwnj make a fool of themselves trying to prognosticate about others. Im a veteran, as almost every male in my family has been since we came here in the early 1600’s. We have a strong sense of duty. And strongly frown upon those who are faux patriots, like the current occupant of the whitehouse. Oh looky here. How did they manage to brave the weather. Anyway, the president should set an example and not have to rely on losers on the internet to justify his bad decisions.
a reply to: Lagomorphe
originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
The commander in chief, the leader of the military can't make a memorial for fallen soldiers, obviously these fallen soldiers were not worthy of remembrance in the eyes of Trump and his supporters....