MILITARY APOLOGIZES FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE TWEET

The U.S. Strategic Command began 2019 in apology mode after it sent a horribly conceived tweet on New Year’s Eve that tried to joke about its capacity to drop huge bombs. The command that is responsible for the country’s nuclear and missile arsenal for some reason thought it would be appropriate to celebrate the new year with a tongue-in-cheek tweet about bombs.

… The original tweet pointed to the Times Square ball-drop tradition and said that “if ever needed, we are #ready to drop something much, much bigger.” The tweet included a video of a B-2 stealth bomber releasing two GPS-guided bombs.

… The Strategic Command quickly deleted the tweet and apologized: “Our previous NYE tweet was in poor taste & does not reflect our values. We apologize. We are dedicated to the security of America & allies.”

 
 
 

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