Mark Esper did everything he could to save us from Trump, except voting for Biden

Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper continues his self-congratulation book tour for this week’s release of his book A sacred oath. During an interview with “60 Minutes” on Sunday, he further confirmed what we already knew: Donald Trump is a deranged psychopath. This is the same Trump that the GOP constituency adores and would run for president again.

PREVIOUSLY: Trump Sec Def says he just * looked * like he was supporting the atrocities, he was actually saving America!

Already Espers Maggie Haberman said to the New York Times who feared that Trump might “misuse the military around election day” for coup-related purposes. He claimed that Trump wanted to bomb Mexico and, who knows, maybe blame China, unless we’re confusing Trump’s delusional ideas. Trump also wanted to shoot civilians exercising their First Amendment rights, but not in the face or anything else, only in the knees, which would permanently disable them.

These are just a few of the dishes Esper saved for a book instead of a 25th Amendment invocation. He had new horror stories to share last night on “60 minutes”.

Esper told CBS’s Norah O’Donnell that she had to pressure Trump to deliver $ 250 million in aid to Ukraine: “That would be discussion after discussion. And I should say,” Look, Mr. President, at the end of the day. day, Congress appropriated. It’s the law. We have to do it. ”In all honesty, Trump hates paying the bills.

He said he spent the last year of the Trump administration “repressing” increasingly unbalanced proposals, such as taking military action against Venezuela, striking Iran and “at one point someone proposed to block Cuba”.

AND FOR: It’s important for our country … for the republic, for the American people to understand what was going on in this very consequential period … and tell the story of things we prevented, really bad things, really dangerous things that could ‘ I took the country in a dark direction.

So even though Trump’s first term ended with a violent attack on the United States Capitol, it looks like it could have gotten worse. It is not encouraging. Esper said he came up with the “Four Nos,” which he discussed with General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. These were four things that were supposed to prevent them from happening before the elections: “No strategic retreats, no useless wars, no politicization of the military and no misuse of the military.”

Esper and O’Donnell expressed collective horror that the military would ever attack the protesters. That’s what the “banana republics” and “authoritarian regimes” do! Democracies like ours let cops hit protesters and spray them with tear gas. This is the sweet scent of freedom!

Trump, known liar, he told CBS who would never have suggested shooting protesters, except for the many times he has done so: “This is a complete lie and 10 witnesses can back it up. Mark Esper was weak and totally ineffective and, for that reason, I had to lead the army.”

Say what now?

The delusional madman who was once president continued:

I eliminated ISIS, Qasem Soleimani, al Baghdadi, rebuilt the army with $ 2.5 trillion, created Space Force and much more. Mark Esper was a tough guy who desperately wanted not to lose his job. He would do whatever I wanted, that’s why I called him “Yes”. He was a light weight and a figurehead, and I realized that very early on. He was advised to me by some very weak RINOs and that’s what he turned out to be.

This is a rather typical borderline personality outbreak. Whenever someone “cheats” on him, Trump will insist that he knew they weren’t good from the start, but he kept them around anyway because his judgment is just bad.

O’Donnell challenged Esper as to why he didn’t come forward while Trump still had control of the nuclear codes, but Esper insisted that he had spoken out, he would be fired. He had “no faith in the fact that whoever was left behind [him] he wouldn’t be a true Trump loyalist. And the Lord knows what would have happened then. “

Esper admitted to O’Donnell that he didn’t vote for Trump or Joe Biden, who isn’t crazy, but instead sent a ballot for another candidate, because Esper is like any licensed ass who thought both candidates were equally bad. , then he filed a protest vote.

Apparently, threat assessment is not one of its capabilities.

[CBS News]

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