The Vindication of Rep. Hank Johnson

A couple of days ago, Rep. Hank Johnson expressed to Robert Willard, the Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, his concern that if the U.S. continued to put more people and equipment on Guam, the island may tip over or capsize.

Willard ordered the ramp-up yesterday in spite of Johnson’s stark warning, as evidenced by this reconnaissance photo released by Johnson’s office showing Guam as it appeared yesterday evening:


Oh sure, everybody laughed, but this afternoon, Johnson was vindicated after his office released this picture to the media that was taken earlier in the day:


Maybe next time we’ll listen.

Author: Doug Powers

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