Mattis: “We are witnessing the consequences of three years without mature leadership”

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Many of you have seen this, but I wanted to record it here. Former Secretary of Defense James “Mad Dog” Mattis, speaks the truth:

In Union There Is Strength

I have watched this week’s unfolding events, angry and appalled. The words “Equal Justice Under Law” are carved in the pediment of the United States Supreme Court. This is precisely what protesters are rightly demanding. It is a wholesome and unifying demand—one that all of us should be able to get behind. We must not be distracted by a small number of lawbreakers. The protests are defined by tens of thousands of people of conscience who are insisting that we live up to our values—our values as people and our values as a nation.

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Here are a couple of relevant tweets that readers of this blog might find illuminating: