The American flag at the White House flies at full staff August 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), a decorated American war hero and U.S. senator, died August 25, 2018. (Photo by /Getty Images)
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The president of people who still eat at Waffle House continued his petty-ass ways after the White House returned the flag back to full-staff less that two days after Sen. John McCain died.
ABC News captured the moment that White House workers returned the flag to full-staff. The news station notes that it is tradition to leave the flag at half-staff until the burial. McCain died Saturday after a long battle with cancer; he was 81. He’ll be buried on Sunday in a private ceremony in Annapolis, Md.
Here’s two things we believe: The first is, that the president of all of Florida ordered that the flag be returned to full-staff. He had to. I doubt that a White House worker decided that the White House had mourned long enough before returning the flag back to its rightful height. The president was no fan of McCain and vice-versa.
Despite McCain being a Republican, unlike the rest of his spineless tribe, he openly opposed some of the president’s policies, including the historic moment when he returned to the congressional floor to vote thumbs down on the president’s push to repeal Obamacare. It became one of the most symbolic moments of McCain’s tenure and set the president of people who still own turn-knob television sets on his most divisive path with the Arizona senator.
Trump has been the ringleader in the bashing-of-McCain circus.
Over the years, Trump called McCain “very weak” on immigration, “foul-mouthed” and “a dummy.” Remember when Trump claimed that McCain was not a war hero?
“He’s a war hero because he was captured,” Trump said, The Atlantic reports. “I like people that weren’t captured.”
After McCain’s thumbs down vote, the president’s attacks became more pointed even though he knew McCain was dying of cancer.
While Trump wouldn’t mention McCain by name, he would constantly imitate the thumbs down gesture to draw boos from rally crowds. The move became so infuriating that McCain’s daughter, Meghan, a co-host on The View, spoke out against it.
And it never stops being gross. https://t.co/4brGHJSUf4
— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) June 21, 2018
And, get this shit: Trump reportedly killed a statement that would have commended McCain for his service to the country and acknowledged in McCain’s death that he was a hero, according to the Washington Post. Instead, he issued a tweet that didn’t mention McCain’s service at all.
My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain. Our hearts and prayers are with you!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 26, 2018
So, of course, the president of people who believe logrolling is a sport likely ordered that flag to be returned to full-staff. Which leads to the second point:
THE PRESIDENT OF SECOND RUSSIA IS A PETTY BITCH!
The man is dead. The flag being at half-staff until his burial hurts no one. It’s a symbolic gesture of respect and the president of people who openly enjoy NASCAR couldn’t even allow for the symbolic gesture of leaving the flag at half-staff live past two days. There are those African Americans who are completely conflicted about John McCain’s legacy (I’m one of them), but I guarantee you none of us are petty enough to raise the damn flag before his burial. Surely, this is retaliation against McCain, who reportedly didn’t want the president to attend his funeral.
ABC News notes that “two former presidents—Barack Obama and George W. Bush—will deliver eulogies Saturday. Vice President Mike Pence has also been invited to the funeral.”
Pence getting an invite is kind of funny considering that the president of people who wear overalls to formal events will have to watch him get dressed knowing that he didn’t get an invite.
This proves what many of us have long suspected, when it comes to this administration, there really is no bottom.