The Pentagon Is Angry at Trump For Taking Military Tanks For His July 4th Spectacle

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I’m ready to eat a corndog this weekend! How about you?

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • Pentagon leaders have concerns—not about foreign policy, but about President Trump grabbing their tanks to put on a Fourth of July spectacle for Republican donors that shows off the United States’s full military prowess. It’s gross, but not entirely out of place in a holiday so full of nationalist and military-esque motifs that dogs have to hide out of fear that they’re living amidst a war zone. But maaaaaybe Trump shouldn’t have reallocated $2.5 million from the Parks Service for his posturing parade. [CNN, Washington Post]
  • The NRA has so much shit going on right now that it may not be able to stump for Trump in 2020, which would be a sad development indeed for the Cheeto-in-chief. [Politico]
  • If Beto O’Rourke were any more chill about running for president, he’d be asleep. [Politico]
  • Sorry, Joe. [Washington Examiner]
  • Wait, I’d wear these shoes:

Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:

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