Former Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who was granted clemency after President Trump intervened in the war crimes case in which he was charged with multiple murders, met and took photos with President Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate ahead of the Christmas holiday.
Well, before we judge President Trump for considering this convicted war criminal a hero after he previously attacked Gold-Star Families critical of him, let’s try keep this in perspective by remembering what a long and illustrious military career Donald Trump himself had - before being elected President.
I mean, what could be a more touching - a convicted war criminal thanking an impeached draft dodging President? Why, I’ll bet seeing Trump and Gallagher together would have almost been enough to bring Trump’s privileged Mar-a-Lago guests to tears - if only any of them had been in possession of what the rest of us commonly refer to as human emotions.
trump appears to surround himself, to the extent possible, with murders.. Be they Strong-men, willing to do anything to gain or maintain power; or Brown Shirts, those willing to kill his perceived opponents with no direct link to him. This pardon was a sign to the latter...