By: Daniel John Sobieski
The liberals who pilloried Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn when he was nominated as President-elect Donald J. Trump’s National Security Adviser for talking with his Russian counterpart, something an incoming National Security Adviser would be expected to do, are defending Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley for calling his Chinese counterpart and promising a heads-up if a rogue Trump decided to attack China as he was leaving office, something a Joint Chiefs Chairman is not constitutionally or legally authorized to do. Gen. Flynn, who was prosecuted and persecuted to death and eventually pardoned for his crimes against Trump, was entrapped in a false statement charge after an ambush interview by James Comey and his minions regarding his conversation with his Russian counterpart, was overcome by the stench of hypocrisy and corruption and genuine and arguably treasonous law-breaking by Gen. Milley and called for Milley to resign. In an interview today with Newsmax, Gen. Michael Flynn called for Mark Milley to resign “in disgrace” over phone calls with Chinese general Li Zuocheng.
“It’s illegal, it’s immoral, and it’s unethical, and Mark Milley should be immediately, immediately told to drop his stars and he should be resigning in disgrace if not fired publicly,” Flynn told Newsmax host Eric Bolling.
Flynn continued, “Mark Milley is doing such incredible… grave damage to the institute of the military by continuing to stay in the office of chairman of the joint chiefs.”
In regards to Afghanistan, Flynn added, “For him to stand up there and say that they didn’t know, that’s an excuse. You don’t make excuses at this level of our armed forces.”
Prior to the interview, news broke that a spokesman for Milley defended the calls in a statement, essentially confirming that they took place as they were originally alleged in books scheduled to be released soon.
Allowing Milley to simply resign and be free to write his memoirs and become a CNN analyst is too good a fate for a man who has been rightly dubbed “Benedict Milley” for calling someone who would be his adversary and ours in the event of war, Chinese general Li Zuocheng, and promising a heads-up if we attacked. That is called collaborating with the enemy. That is called treason and is certainly worthy of a court-martial.
Defenders of the “woke” and thoroughly modern Milley, who was so busy looking for white supremacists in the military and learning about “white rage” that he slept through the fall of Afghanistan due to President Biden’s surrender to the Taliban, called Milley the “adult in the room” who was there to safeguard democracy, preserve the peace, and keep a rogue Trump in check.
The man who Milley thought a rogue warmonger was in fact the only President in recent memory who did not initiate a new conflict, was the recipient of multiple Nobel Peace Prize nominations for engineering the Abraham Accords bringing peace between Israel and formerly hostile Arab states, among other efforts. Instead of a nuclear war. Trump stopped the North Korean nuclear and missile programs in their tracks, actually meeting with their Dear Leader, little fat boy Kim Jong-Un.
What Milley did was insert himself into the civilian chain of command which runs from the President through the Secretary of Defense and to the various theater commanders. By telling staff to ignore Trump and follow Milley’s lead in a conflict is rank insubordination bordering on sedition. Milley is the insurrectionist and rather than preventing misunderstandings, which military-to-military hotline contacts are designed to do, Milley’s rogue actions could actually have triggered a nuclear war if the Chinese misunderstood what he might tell them about Trump’s alleged intentions and decided to launch a preemptive strike.
Certainly, 33-year military veteran Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn was not treated with the same deference when he became the focus of the deep state coup attempting to keep Donald Trump out of the White House. He served his country with genuine honor and distinction, unlike Bowe Bergdahl, traded by Biden/Obama for the current Taliban leadership. He served in Afghanistan in Iraq as the director of intelligence for Joint Special Operations Command which included units like Seal Team 6. President Obama appointed him director of the Defense Intelligence Agency where he served until he fell out of favor for his criticism of President Obama precipitously withdrawing from Iraq, which created a vacuum the Islamic State rose to fill, with Obama doing nothing as he watched it grow except dismiss it as the “JV team.”
Because Flynn knew the secrets and machinations of the deep state and would advise Trump about them, he had to be stopped. He did not collude with the Russians as Milley colluded with the Chinese. After the ambush interview to set him up, the FBI altered his 302s, essentially written reports based on witness interviews, to make him look guilty, and leaked information on Flynn’s calls to the Washington Post.
Even the likes of former National Security Council staffer Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman thinks Milley should resign, though one suspects Vindman is trying to refurbish his image which was tarnished when he similarly stabbed President Trump in the back by being the “whistleblower” that painted the call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Zelensky as treasonous, leading to a bogus impeachment of Trump. Even so, Vindman said of Milley:
A key witness in the first impeachment of then-President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, “must resign” if he is confirmed to have made secret calls to his Chinese counterpart in order to reassure Beijing that Trump would not order military action against the Communist superpower.