Liberty Headlines Posted Thurs., Feb.02, 2017
In yet another astonishing attack on the very legitimacy of the Trump presidency, multiple high-profile news outlets have published an article that floats the idea of using the military to remove Trump from office.
Writing for Foreign Policy, Georgetown University professor and Schwartz senior fellow at the New America Foundation, Rosa Brooks discusses three ways that the left believes they may be able to remove the rightfully elected president from office.
Brooks first touches on the ludicrous idea of impeaching Trump for literally nothing more than intelligence agency disinformation and political differences. She then moves on to the played out idea of using the 25th Amendment to remove the president which would require his entire cabinet turning against him.
Finally Brooks (pic left) gets to the more sinister idea being pushed in leftist circles which would amount to the end of American democracy as we know it and the beginning of using military force to remove leaders that parts of the country disagree with.
“The fourth possibility is one that until recently I would have said was unthinkable in the United States of America: a military coup, or at least a refusal by military leaders to obey certain orders,” writes the Georgetown Professor.
Brooks continues, “For the first time in my life, I can imagine plausible scenarios in which senior military officials might simply tell the president: “No, sir. We’re not doing that,” to thunderous applause from the New York Times editorial board…”