As I type this, Fox News is streaming across every United States military facility on the planet. In every ready room and dining facility, every headquarters and waiting room.
And it’s been that way for decades and it’s a liability to the United States military and American democracy.
As a retired Army officer and crisis management expert, I am concerned by the out-sized influence of Fox News across our services. This is the channel that for months promoted the lie that the election was stolen from Donald Trump. This is the network known for misinformation, fact-free broadcasting, outrage, open misogyny…
The Failure of The President and His Men
I am an Afghanistan veteran. I came home as a passenger on a MedEvac to Germany, sitting feet away from my injured fellow soldiers.
We are living in a time where a sitting President can let a Russian put a bounty on our heads and remain in office, unchecked by feckless men who would wave their flags at me and yet stand silent in the face of the betrayal of this nation.
Don’t thank me for my service.
As a sophomore at one of the most liberal colleges in the country, I…
Expert in things going sideways. Crisis Operations, Writer, Major U.S. Army (Retired).