“If you think for a moment that your McCarthy-era tactics will suppress the voices of criticism, you are sadly mistaken. The criticism will continue until you become the leader we prayed you would be.” … “Through your actions, you have embarrassed us in the eyes of our children, humiliated us on the world stage and, worst of all, divided us as a nation,” – retired Adm McRaven in a letter to the Washington Post in response to Trump’s revoking of Brennan’s security clearance.
Some call it a poke at Trump’s hubris, whatever the hell hubris means. But real Trump and MAGA supporters know what it really is: an attempt to make our president look dumb, stupid, juvenile, and shallow.
So when you confront someone who admires McRaven’s sarcasm, don’t hesitate to stand up to them. Here are some choice recommendations of things to scream in their face:
Things to yell in the face of people who think McRaven’s comments were intelligent, witty, and effective:
I support MAGA and I am not stupid!!!!
You’re the stupid person!!!
Anyone could be 4 star admiral. Big deal!!!
You’re the stupid person!!! (yes, saying it twice is twice as effective.)
We need McCarthy to Make America Great Again!!!
And so on. #ownyourabsurdity has a number of suggestions on how to show your support for Trump without looking dumb, shallow, and stupid.