President Trump should have asked George Bush, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton to man a tank during the July 4 celebration to remind us of the mess made from the Balkans, into Syria, through Iraq, over Arabia, to North Africa, and down to southern North Africa by those three during the terms of their offices.

In making the mess, they created the largest Islamic dispersion since the expansion of the Ottoman Empire 700 years ago. It will take 50 to 75 years for that part of the world to recover. I hear that the Democratic left is comparing the tanks on the mall to those on Tiananmen Square in China. Boy, did they miss the mark.

Tom Snead, Seven Lakes

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