suggesting Germany stop “rewarding behavior you want to get rid of” – takes aim at the military.
Speaking on Bloomberg TV, the octagenerian oracle of offense just unfriended every American veteran…
I mean if this were a sports-based system, you could give me a PhD in football, and I could practice eight hours a day, and I might be able to carry the water from, not onto the field, but from the locker room to the bench. There’s just some people don’t fit well into a highly skilled market-based economy.
They’re perfectly decent citizens. We’ll send them off to Afghanistan, but they are not going to command a big price.”
So just the words of a funny old man who is losing his marbles, or an elitist “crony” oligarch who knows there are no consequences for his words or actions?
Almost as offensive as Henry Kissinger’s: “Military men are dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns for foreign policy.”