Media And Dems Compare Trump’s Military Parade To North Korea

Amber Athey Podcast Columnist
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Democrats and media members are worried that President Trump’s proposed military parade reeks of dictatorial countries like North Korea.


Trump proposed the parade as a way to pay tribute to our military, but some in the media have claimed he is doing it to satisfy his own authoritarian desires.

“This is Soviet Union and North Korea, isn’t it?” MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough asked his cohost Mika Brzezinski Wednesday morning.

“Something like that,” Brzezinski confirmed.

“This is very autocratic and who would ever guess this president is prone to autocratic tendencies?” Scarborough added sarcastically.

CNN’s Chris Cuomo similarly said it was something “you usually see in North Korea.”

Democratic lawmakers expressed similar concerns. Rep. Jackie Speier saying, “it is all about authoritarian regimes, frankly.”

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse claimed he thinks “a lot of the world remembers the Soviet May Day parades and they still see North Korean military parades.”

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