The Washington Post, Missy Ryan, 10/15/2020

“Pentagon leaders faced renewed challenges in their attempt to steer clear of divisive election politics this week…

” The Issues included a new on-line campaign ad featuring President Trump in the White House Situation Room flanked by Army Ge. Mark A. Milley, chairman in the Joint Chiefs of Staff — in defiance of norms excluding uniformed leaders from campaign material…

“Peter Feaver, a scholar on civil-military relations at Duke University, said the Trump Campaign’s decision to run it recent advertising showing Milley… illustrated the ‘tone deafness’ of Trump’s campaign team…”

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/as-election-nears-pentagon-leaders-goal-of-staying-out-of-elections-is-tested/2020/10/14/cbf20c6a-0e2a-11eb-bfcf-b1893e2c51b4_story.html

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