Танки на улицах Вашингтона, Трамп к параду готовится
Putin’s America😂 pic.twitter.com/gnRBcjgTmA
— Olga Skabeeva (@OSkabeeva) July 4, 2019
Courtesy of WaPo:
Journalists on Rossiya 1′s popular “60 Minutes” TV show mocked the military equipment that will appear at the “Salute for America” on Thursday, claiming that the tanks and other armored vehicles being towed into Washington had “paint peeling off” and required “adhesive tape.”
Footage of American tanks in Washington rolled across the studio’s screens as co-host Yevgeny Popov declared sarcastically, “The greatest parade of all times is going to be held today in Washington, that is what our Donald Trump has said. The American president announced he would show us the newest tanks.”
Popov then claimed that, “these are Abrams and Sherman tanks, used during World War II and withdrawn from service in 1957.”
Trump had previously asserted that both those models of tanks would be used, but in reality, the event is expected to feature two M1A2 Abrams tanks, a pair of Bradley Fighting Vehicles, and an M88A2 support vehicle. The Sherman will not make an appearance.
Adding to her colleague’s commentary, “60 Minutes” co-host Olga Skabeyeva, claimed that “the paint on these vehicles is peeling off. There are no cannons, and their optics have been glued on with adhesive tape.”
She also claimed that “Americans are allowed to hold a parade because theirs is democratic, but we are not allowed because ours is chauvinistic” and implied that the condition of the tanks and other armored vehicles was less of a priority for Trump than “that the parade takes place with much fanfare.”
Earlier on Thursday, Skabayeva tweeted images of military vehicles being brought to Washington, writing “Putin’s America” beside an emoji crying from laughter.
“Our Donald Trump.”
I still cannot get over how blatantly they brag about putting their Russian asset into the White House, while the conservatives bury their heads in the sand and pretend it did not happen.
If you are still wondering how Trump supporters can continue to stand by their guy, let me show you an example of a typical Trump sycophant.
Reporter @EmmaVigeland: Do you think Joe Biden is a socialist?
Trump supporter: Yes.
Reporter: How would you define socialism?
Trump supporter: I define socialism as when you bring down your own country, your own race, because he’s not black.
— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) July 6, 2019
Oh yeah, that is what we are up against.
No wonder the Mueller report failed to chip away at Trump’s core support.