The Never Trumper Republicans of The Lincoln Project have actually set in motion former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’s scathing broadside versus the president in their newest attack on Donald Trump.
“This is the story of a coward and a commander,” starts the ad launched Friday. It keeps in mind that Trump “dodged the draft,” and now the “frightened” president “hides from protesters in a deep bunker — firing off tweets.”
Mattis, a retired Marine Corps basic, “does what he’s always done: leads”– and is worthy of to be heard by all Americans, the ad states.
The storyteller checks out a few of the bombshell lines from a declaration Wednesday by Mattis in The Atlantic: “Donald Trump is the first president in my lifetime who does not try to unite the American people — does not even pretend to try. Instead, he tries to divide us. We know that we are better than the abuse of executive authority. We must reject and hold accountable everyone who would make a mockery of our Constitution.”
Mattis assaulted Trump for “militarizing” the reaction to demonstrations activated by the death of African American George Floyd throughout a harsh arrest by white officers in Minneapolis. Trump’s method “erodes the moral ground that ensures a trusted bond between men and women in uniform and the society they are sworn to protect,” he composed.
The ad concludes: “Who do trust: the leader or the coward? ″
Inspect it out in the video up top.
Lincoln Project co-founder George Conway, who’s wed to White House therapist Kellyanne Conway, overdid with another attack on Trump in an op-ed in The Washington Post on Friday. The president has actually come a cropper at managing the first major obstacles of his presidency: COVID-19 and the racial justice demonstrations, Conway charged. They have not just exposed the incompetence of the “failing, flailing” president, however his inhumanity too, Conway argued.
“Trump’s behavior is conscienceless, showing utter disregard for the safety of others, consistent irresponsibility, callousness, cynicism and disrespect of other human beings,” George Conway concluded.
“We remain governed by a soulless man with a broken mind,” he alerted. “The damage will continue, and it won’t stop until voters end it.”
Check out George Conway’s whole piece in The Washington Post here.
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