As expected, Donald Trump made Memorial Day all about himself on Monday, slamming the “misfits and lunatic thugs” in government and calling on people to “stop the communists, Marxists and fascist ‘pigs’ at every turn” and, “Make America Great Again!”
Trump began a post on his Truth Social platform innocuously enough when he wished a “happy Memorial Day to all.” But it then devolved into a ranting screed as he continued:
“But especially to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the country they love, and to those in line of a very different, but equally dangerous fire, stopping the threats of the terrorists, misfits and lunatic thugs who are working feverishly from within to overturn and destroy our once great country, which has never been in greater peril than it is right now,” the former president wrote. “We must stop the communists, Marxists and fascist ‘pigs’ at every turn and, Make America Great Again!”
Meanwhile, President Joe Biden marked Memorial Day on Twitter, writing: “We’ll never be able to repay the debt we owe them.”
On Memorial Day, we honor America's fallen heroes who gave their last full measure of devotion to this nation.
We'll never be able to repay the debt we owe them.
But today, we rededicate ourselves to the work for which they gave their lives, and we recommit to supporting the…
— President Biden (@POTUS) May 29, 2023
Similarly, former President Barack Obama, meanwhile, honored “brave Americans who have served our country and given their lives for our freedom.”
This Memorial Day, take a moment to honor the brave Americans who have served our country and given their lives for our freedom. May God bless our fallen heroes, their families, and all who serve. pic.twitter.com/KamJVWRwIE
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 29, 2023