US President Donald Trump’s decision to display tanks on the National Mall during the Independence Day festivities is causing a meltdown among his critics, who claim it’s an ‘authoritarian’ move worthy of North Korea – or Russia.
As part of the “Salute to America” celebrations this July 4, the US Navy ‘Blue Angels’ acrobatic group will fly over the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC and there will be tanks “stationed outside” on the grounds. The event will culminate with the customary fireworks display.
All of this is intended to show off the “strongest and most advanced military anywhere in the world,” according to the US president.
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