Letters to the Editor

No parade for President Bone Spur

Congress legislated a big pile of more green for our military. President Donald Trump commanded that he wants some of those tax dollars for a parade. Here’s a suggestion to the Pentagon to justify the budget for Trump’s parade and to demonstrate their personal thanks to him for stepping up when it was his turn to serve: $1 for every pushup the president completed during basic training, $100 for every tear he shed after reading a letter sent by the loved ones he left back home, and $1 million for each one of those damned C-ration lima beans he gagged down cold while huddled under his poncho during a monsoon downpour.

Jim Brutsman