Navy Seal Confronts Hillary Clinton
Former Navy Seal Dom Raso has just released a YouTube video calling out Hillary Clinton for what he says are lies about having firsthand experiences with war-like conditions. Raso’s critique of Hillary Clinton has to do with a story she once told, in which she claimed she was forced to dodge sniper fire while on a visit to Bosnia.
“I remember landing under sniper fire,” Clinton recounted in a filmed speech, segments of which were included in former Navy Seal Raso’s video.
“There was supposed to be some kind of a greeting ceremony at the airport but instead we just ran with our heads down to get into the vehicle to get to our base. It was a moment of great pride for me.”
After discovering actual footage of the flight landing under question, Raso said there was no real evidence that Clinton’s story was true.
In fact, the footage shows Clinton greeting and shaking hands with what appears to be a crowd of Bosnians.
According to Raso, Clinton has since called her telling of the story a “misstatement.”
“In my 12-year military career, I never heard an excuse like that from my leadership,” Raso said. “It’s impossible to even imagine that happening.”
“Only someone completely arrogant, ignorant, and disrespectful of what happens in war could say something like that.”
“Hillary was willing to lie in order to take advantage of that feeling of gratitude and awe Americans have for those who serve,” Raso concluded.
As evidenced in Raso’s recent video, the political voices of war veterans in the United States have become increasingly important in recent months, especially as the nation moves deeper into the current presidential campaign.
And one of the most pressing political issues concerning many veterans has to do with their ability to access medical marijuana.
In particular, many veterans who return from war with injuries or PTSD have struggled to obtain medicinal cannabis, largely because of a policy that makes it impossible for VA doctors to talk about, recommend, or prescribe marijuana to VA patients.
But lawmakers throughout the end of 2015 and into 2016 have been putting more and more pressure on VA administrators to change that policy.
Many war veterans have also spoken out against the rule prohibiting them from using medical marijuana, saying it forces them to rely on ineffective and sometimes dangerous prescription painkillers.
As a result of the policy barring them from accessing marijuana through the VA, many veterans have moved to states where medical cannabis is legal or have begun using marijuana illegally.
“Using marijuana saved my life,” one war vet told reporters at the end of 2015.
“There is no way I would take meds for my entire life. I would end it first because the side effects of pharmaceuticals are as painful as the pain you’re trying to get rid of.”