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09 February, 2018, 04:57 | Author: Kim Reid
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Chris Lessard, a Newton firefighter and Marine combat veteran of Iraq who has been active in veterans' causes, said of the criticism of the parade, "I think it's a knee-jerk reaction to who is proposing it". "This is being worked at the highest levels of the military".

Even then, the event was something of a throwback, and attracted complaints about the cost and disruption.

"We did a quick snapshot on our Twitter account and it's by no means scientific, but last I checked 88% of people did not support this idea", he said.

Though he was democratically elected, President Donald Trump seems to relish every opportunity to look like an autocrat.

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"We're all aware in this country of the president's affection and respect for the military". Some supported the idea, saying the parade would be a sign of "standing up for USA", while others criticized it as another case of Trump bragging about his nuclear button.

While representatives of the Trump administration hid behind the excuse of wanting to spend money on honoring the troops, it's unclear why we should honor them in this specific way or how soldiers would benefit from a parade.

"We do it at bases across the country already", the Lowell Air Force veteran, who served in Desert Storm, said last night.

"A parade of this kind would represent a significant waste of tax dollars". His Putin comment refers to Moscow's 2016 election meddling, which the intelligence community believes was carried out with the intention of helping to elect Trump. "No one in the world doubts the strength of our military or the professionalism of our men and women in uniform". Tammy Duckworth, who has blasted "Cadet Bone Spurs", or from military families who have had to endure longer deployments, or from patients at Veterans Affairs hospitals who still endure long lines, or from those injured in non-combat accidents.

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While the U.S. has the best military in the world, there are some things Russia, China, or North Korea can do in a parade that the USA simply can't. In many ways Russian Federation and China's parades would likely out class the US's in terms of how new their equipment is.

We fervently hope the White House will announce, as it often does after the president is mocked or a childish idea is leaked to the press, that this is all "fake news" - or better, a joke.

"Ds and most media will decry this, objecting to the costs. They'll love the pomp and will take pride in the show of force/honor of the troops", he tweeted.

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So we're actually thinking about 4th of July, Pennsylvania Avenue, having a really great parade to show our military strength". It would be the same route as Trump's inaugural parade and pass by his family's showpiece: the Trump International Hotel.

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