Lindsey Graham: If elected president I would “literally use the military” to force Congress to vote my way on defense cuts

Is that right Lindsey? You know, I’m for reversing the defense cuts too… but you don’t throw the Constitution out the window to do so. You don’t call in the military to force Congress to vote period, much less vote your way. Can you imagine this effeminate, dancing queen as our president? Please, it is to laugh. He has a Napoleonic complex and delusions of jack boots. I couldn’t believe this when I heard it today – it’s over the top, even for Graham. And that’s saying something. I have now heard him say multiple things, multiple times that are blatantly unconstitutional. Lindsey, you might actually want to read the Constitution – after all… you are sworn to uphold and protect it. Not to do a disco dance on it.

From Rare:

Senator Lindsey Graham has said he’s thinking about running for president.

This is a scary proposition. Graham has said some absurd, outrageous and downright authoritarian things in his career.

But he might have just topped them all.

According to Ron Noyes at, while visiting Concord, New Hampshire last week, on March 7 Graham told a Republican audience what lengths he would go to to force Congress to reverse defense cuts under a Graham administration (emphasis mine).

Doing his best Frank Underwood impression, Graham said, “…and here is the first thing I would do if I were President of the United States, I wouldn’t let Congress leave town until we fix this. I would literally use the military to keep them in if I had to.”

“We’re not leaving town until we restore these defense cuts,” Graham said. “We’re not leaving town until we restore the intel cuts,” he added.

Graham seems to be saying he would “literally” force Congress to remain in session, restricting members’ actual movement, if they did not vote on defense spending in the way Emperor President Graham wanted them to.

The 59-year-old South Carolina senator made these comments while speaking at a “Politics and Pies” forum organized by the Concord City Republican Committee.

You can listen to the audio at

I have to wonder if he says these things to test the waters for his bud Obama. Think about it. What better way to see which way the political wind blows, than to have a supposed enemy on the other side, who, in reality, is a Progressive RINO in your pocket, suggest using the military against Congress. Or to have them kill non-combatants in the field… or to deny you a lawyer and free speech. Graham has done all those things and more. He doesn’t have a snowball’s chance in hell of becoming president… but that doesn’t stop the little fascist from trying. And possibly doing reconnaissance for the other side. How he ever got into office and then stayed there is beyond me.

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