Trump Explains George Washington’s Air Superiority Strategy

An exhausted George Washington leads his troops after their historic victory at Trenton Airport.Edward Percy Moran (c. 1914)

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Our commander-in-chief said yesterday that the Continental Army “suffered the bitter winter of Valley Forge, found glory across the waters of the Delaware, and seized victory from Cornwallis of Yorktown.” Fine. But then he said that they also manned the ramparts and “took over the airports.” Today he explains:

Roger that.

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