Skip to comments.Astronaut Scott Kelly apologizes for praising Winston Churchill. What For?
Posted on 10/08/2018 8:58:32 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Scott Kelly is a NASA astronaut. That says a lot about him right there. To be selected as an astronaut, you must be the best of the best – smart, fearless, and psychologically sound.
So why does Kelly sound like an idiot here?
Scott Kelly, a retired American astronaut with multiple space flights under his belt, apologized Sunday after quoting Winston Churchill and calling the 20th century British prime minister "one of the greatest leaders of modern times."
"Did not mean to offend by quoting Churchill. My apologies. I will go and educate myself further on his atrocities, racist views which I do not support. My point was we need to come together as one nation. We are all Americans. That should transcend partisan politics," Kelly wrote on Twitter in the evening.
Right the first time, Scotty. In 1940, Churchill took a battered, beaten nation after the British army was kicked out of France and rallied his people to resist the Nazi onslaught. Certainly, Hitler helped a lot by making several key blunders. But as a demonstration of peerless leadership, there are few modern examples to match Churchill.
So calling Churchill "one of the greatest leaders of modern times" is a no-brainer. It is a statement supported by history and the facts.
Yossi Gestetner tried to give Kelly a spine:
You are disgracing yourself here. Please stop bending to the will of deranged online trolls.— Yossi Gestetner (@YossiGestetner) October 7, 2018
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
Kelly is a gutless wonder.
Complete opposite of Churchill.
(And even though Churchill’s mother was an American, he was not a natural born citizen as evidenced by Congress bestowing HONORARY citizenship upon him)
-—To be selected as an astronaut, you must be the best of the best smart, fearless, and psychologically sound.-—
Not anymore, apparently.
“Scott Kelly, a retired American astronaut with multiple space flights under his belt, apologized Sunday after quoting Winston Churchill and calling the 20th century British prime minister “one of the greatest leaders of modern times.”
Um, I’m going to go with he’s a coward. Toss on top of being a coward, he’s a greedy coward.
He likes getting paid monies for speeches and would not want to ruin the possibility of getting paid from funds in the EU. And out of the EU.
Yep. Greedy. Coward.
HaHa - He’s checking himself in to a ‘re-education’ camp !!!
That was his signal to the Left that he is willing to play ball.
He may have in mind a political career.
Folking disgusting. What atrocities? Ridiculous.
Leftist crazies got a reporter fired for wearing a Trump.
They got a news anchorman fired for supporting Kavanaugh.
They want to be able to be offended to give them power over speech and destroy lives.
Kelly is doing backflips to fit in with his new house guests. (The lunatic left)
Because of this?
How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! — Churchill
Kelly, once a very brave man, has become a coward and a jackass for the radical left.
Any apology is a tacit admission of guilt and shows weakness.
Once you apologize your enemy controls the narrative and you lose any means to defend yourself.
He probably doesn’t like General Patton either.
We have a lot of people who dont know history and it shows.
Including the morons who forced him to apologize.
We have become a nation of spineless limp-d**ks.
That liberal Kelly family does have some problems...
S.m. h. amazing how liberal slip into dementia so quickly...
its all part of the “diversity” crusade, now we are sending idiots into outer space
hum....maybe we could send the damned politicians up there, too? one-way, of course
I can’t agree with the guy. I’d rather a flawed racist who was a great patriot in his time for a cause worth fighting for than one of these self proclaimed flawless leftwing douchebags trying to end national sovereignty as the zombie Comintern leftovers that they are.
Oh, and “Enoch was right!”
> We are all Americans. That should transcend partisan politics,” Kelly wrote on Twitter in the evening <
Wait...what? Many people on Twitter on NOT Americans. Kelly has just offended them! And what about uneducated people who don’t know what “transcend” means? Kelly has just offended them too.
Therefore, I demand that Kelly issue even more apologies.
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