Coup? Who?

Mark Milley, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke at a Veterans Day event this week, and said,

we do not take an oath to a king or a queen, a tyrant or a dictator. We do not take an oath to an individual.

...each of us will protect and defend [the Constitution] regardless of personal price.

Gen. Mark Milley, quoted in Australia's Special Broadcasting Service

Nice to hear. But why did he have to say this?

This article was updated on May 9, 2023

David F