Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Ridiculing vets: Trump has no decency

We, the members of Florida Veterans for Common Sense, are disgusted by President Donald Trump’s comments regarding our fallen brothers and sisters in wars past and present.

Cemeteries in every town in this country contain the bodies of the fallen. Veteran Affairs hospitals are filled with veterans missing arms, legs or parts of their faces. Their selfless devotion to duty shames Trump and his description of them as “suckers” and “losers.”

We reject the administration’s denial. Four major news outlets, including Fox News, have confirmed the story.

Trump was already on record stating that the late Sen. John McCain was a loser for being captured, despite serving six years as a prisoner of war and enduring repeated physical torture.

No family wants to be a Gold Star Family. One can only imagine the hurt feelings that Trump has caused these families.


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