They know the fix is in and what will come. For a revolution in America to be successful, it needs the military to back the people over the corrupt President, as was the case in Egypt. And they know this, and the prospect terrifies them. His language isn’t overly blunt, inartful or ham-fisted, but his message is clear.
Excerpted From The Daily Caller: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford wrote a Medium blog post Monday to remain committed to its military oath amid the 2016 election. Keep reading
“First, we must recognize that we have one Commander in Chief, and until authority is transferred on January 20, 2017, the Joint Force must remain clearly focused on and responsive to the existing National Command Authority. Second, the Joint Force must conduct itself in such a way that the new administration has confidence that it will be served by a professional, competent, and apolitical military….To that end, I have a duty to protect the integrity and political neutrality of our military profession. But this obligation is not mine alone. It belongs to every Soldier, Marine, Sailor, Airman, and Coastguardsman. Thank you for joining me in honoring our history, our traditions, and the institutions of the U.S. Armed Forces by upholding the principle of political neutrality.” – General Dunford, Joint Chiefs Chairman