04/17/2017

Elizabeth Warren Asks About 'Strategy' Behind MOAB Strike, Marine Replies With Mother Of All Answers [Watch]

Mike Miller, Independent Journal Review

President Donald Trump's cruise missile attack against a Syrian airbase and subsequent “MOAB” strike on an ISIS stronghold have garnered general bipartisan support.

Except from, among others, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).

Following a town hall meeting with constituents in Salem, Massachusetts, on Thursday, reporters asked the visibly distraught senator to respond to the Massive Ordnance Air Blast — more fondly referred to as the “mother of all bombs.”

Shaking her head, Warren pleaded: “As is the case with every part of Trump's foreign policy, we're all trying to understand. What is the strategy?”

When a reporter asked if she thought the MOAB strike was also a message to North Korea — as others have suggested, including former President Barack Obama's Deputy Secretary of State, Tony Blinken — Warren shook her head in even more “disbelief” and decried: “If we can't figure out what it means, it's sort of hard to make that a message.”

Fox News tweeted Warren's question

Retired Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Jessie Jane Duff answered — with a “BOOM” — in six words:

 

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