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Editorial: Military parade an exercise in wastefuleness

President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron, along with Brigitte Macron, attend the annual Bastille Day military parade on Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris July 14, 2017. (Lionel Hahn/Abaca Press/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 8, 2018

Though he was democratically elected, President Donald Trump seems to relish every opportunity to look like an autocrat. His first year in office has seen everything from attacks on the free press to a resilient personality cult — soon, he’ll even get a military parade. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis confirmed at a pre...

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