Pentagon insists US military will only interfere in foreign elections
“We can’t use military power to endorse a specific regime,” said Gen. James C. McConville.
By Addison Blu
As President Donald Trump continues to falsely claim he won the 2020 presidential election, wary Pentagon officials insisted on Monday that this year the U.S. military would only interfere in foreign elections.
“It would be wrong to use our troops in a place where the law and the democratic process is already sufficient,” said Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman. “Unless this was happening anywhere else on Earth, in which case we’d be ‘spreading democracy’ there, like, yesterday,” Hoffman added while making finger pistols and shooting from the hip.
“We can’t use military power to endorse a specific regime,” said Gen. James C. McConville during a Sunday speech at the unveiling of the Forever Wars Veterans Memorial in Washington.
“This isn’t Panama, Honduras, Cuba, Nicaragua, Mexico, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Russia, Japan, Germany, Italy, South Korea, China, Greece, Costa Rica, Albania, Syria,” said McConville, stopping for a moment to stretch and take a sip of water, a…
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