President Donald Trump has brought something of a sea change to the military.
The military, after having to deal with an administration that didn’t seem to have respect for it, that dictated to it or seemed to consider it a cast-off not worthy of attention, now has an administration who respects it and want to give it its head to be able to achieve the military goals of the United States.
But that isn’t making the liberal media happy, who is as frightened of use of the military, just as the Obama administration was.
U.S. retired general and Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, has said the policy of the American military now in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq is moving from one of attrition to one of annihilation.
The Leftist media doesn’t like this so much.
One reason the Left is upset is that having a warrior in charge of fighting a war shows how incompetent and purposefully feckless the Obama administration was.
Another reason may be the Left just simply has an affection for jihadis, hence the blind support for an open border policy for terrorists. Our corrupt media is also now using supposed ‘higher civilian casualties’ as a criticism of the Trump adminstration taking the fight hard to those that want to kill us. “Can’t we just give them jobs instead?” is the Left’s mantra.
“We’re not the perfect guys, but we are the good guys. And so we’re doing what we can,” said Mattis recently on the Sunday talk shows.
“Manchester’s tragic loss underscores the purpose of your years of study and training at this elite school … We must never permit murderers to define our time or warp our sense of normal. This is not normal,” Mattis declared while speaking to the graduation cadets of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point last month.
“We have already shifted from attrition tactics, where we shove them from one position to another in Iraq and Syria, to annihilation tactics where we surround them. Our intention is that the foreign fighters do not survive the fight to return home to North Africa, to Europe, to America, to Asia, to Africa. We’re not going to allow them to do so. We’re going to stop them there and take apart the caliphate,” said the General.
It is so refreshing to see a warrior in charge of fighting a war. It is refreshing to not see targeting or ordinance decisions made by people like Susan Rice or other social justice warriors from thousands of miles away.
Mattis doesn’t believe in providing jobs or worry about offending the people who want to kill us. Trump let’s him do his job.
To paraphrase the General, We’re just going to kill them all.