Christopher Whitaker replied to the topic Criticize The President On Facebook: You’re Fired! in the forum Leadership, Management, Supervision 7 years, 11 months ago
From what I understood, this wasn’t just one facebook comment – he was organizing a facebook group called “Armed Forces Tea Party”
I think it’s important to recognize this difference.
A few months ago, a reservist showed up at a Ron Paul rally in his uniform, he was reprimanded but nothing serious. If he had gone in civilian clothes, and not ID’d himself as a member of the military – it would have been fine.
This guy was actively campaigning – THAT’S what got him in big trouble. He was also warned prior – and STILL did it. The military is apolitical, and for good reason. Regardless of method, military members can’t campaign as representatives of the military.
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