…two young Marines stood at attention as their president accused millions of their fellow citizens of being enemies of the constitutional Republic. They deserved better.
By Jonathan Turley September 2, 2022
… The use of the Marines and the Marine Band raised concerns given the address’s clearly political purpose. Indeed, the networks didn’t see it as an address to the nation and refused to give the White House primetime slots.
No way Biden should’ve used Marines as props for his hyper-political speech
Biden slammed by veterans group for using Marines ‘as props’ in partisan speech…
“But I promise you as president, I’ll never put you in the middle of politics or personal vendettas,” he said. “I’ll never use the military as a prop or as a private militia to violate the rights of fellow citizens. That’s not law and order. You don’t deserve that.”
Biden told the National Guard, ‘That’s not law and order’
President Biden is taking criticism for placing Marines behind him during a deeply partisan speech Thursday evening outside Independence Hall in Philadelphia despite promising in 2020 he would not use the military as a “prop.”