Trump’s July 4 military parade makes America ‘look smaller,’ Pete Buttigieg says

MarketWatch | 7/3/2019 | Mike Murphy
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President Donald Trump’s plans for a grand military parade on the Fourth of July make America “look smaller,” Pete Buttigieg said Wednesday.

“We’ve always been bigger than that. We’ve also been the kind of country that respects our military enough not to use them as props.”

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“Think about the strongest, toughest person you know. It’s probably not a person who goes around talking about how strong or tough they are,” the Democratic presidential candidate told CNN’s Jake Tapper in an interview.

“I think the president’s trying to honor himself, and, again, my worry is it ultimately makes us look smaller,” he said.

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Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., and a military veteran, said Trump’s ego was overshadowing the nation’s birthday.

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