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Powerline just posted this video by Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller, a Batallion Tank Commander on active duty, the posting of which is easily one of the most courageous acts of American citizenship I have seen, especially in this sad era of pusillanimity posing as “leadership.” Here is the Powerline intro followed by the video; I am hastening to put this video out because, as they so correctly point out, it may not last more than a few minutes.
Addressing “the American leadership,” Marine Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Scheller has posted the video below to his Facebook page. Making a point I have made repeatedly in my comments on our withdrawal from Afghanistan, Lieutenant Colonel Scheller seeks accountability from senior leaders. Obviously made at substantial risk to himself, it is a powerful statement that is likely to be suppressed before long. Perhaps he himself should have resigned from the Corps before he made it. I don’t know.
A reader writes to point out that “Marine leadership is as of yet unaware of it – but they will figure it out shortly.” Watch it while you can.
"I have been fighting for 17 years. I am willing to throw it all away to say to my senior leaders, I demand accountability." – Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller on the failures in Afghanistan that led to American servicemen dying. pic.twitter.com/JPH3nTctrG
— David Hookstead (@dhookstead) August 27, 2021
It is sheer bravery and courage like Col. Scheller’s which helps fortify my deep belief in the permanence of the American experiment. With Americans like Col. Scheller, how can we lose?
God Bless Col. Scheller and God Bless America!Published in