The military veterinarian, who was severely burned by an IED in Iraq, criticized Donald Trump’s critics for using the Atlantic article as a ‘campaign’, calling presidential troops ‘suckers’ and ‘losers’.
- Bobby Henline, 49, has used his image on social media by Trump critics
- His picture is attached to posts about Trump’s ‘losers’ comments
- Hanline, a soldier with severe burns, asked them to stop
- He says using him as a political stumbling block is ‘absurd’ and unreasonable
On his fourth tour of Iraq, a US military veteran called on Donald Trump to stop using his looks to explain his statements to critics about ‘losers’ and ‘suckers’.
Bobby Henline, a 13-year-old survivor of five soldiers, was hit by an IED in April 2007.
Henline, 49, suffered 40 percent burns to his body and burns to the skull. He now serves as a comedian and motivational speaker.
Bobby Henline, 49, has objected to Trump critics using his image to discuss the ‘absorbers’ story.
Among those who use his photo is a Facebook group called Military Veterans Against Fascism
A dictator spoke out against the Henline ‘campaign’: ‘Stop using my image’
But following the controversy over the September 3 Atlantic article, when Trump was accused of mocking soldiers, Heinline discovered that his image was being used to illustrate posts about reported comments.
“I’m so annoyed, they put my picture there because now the president called me a failure,” he said. Fox News.
‘They use it to sell something they trust for their agenda.
‘It’s not fair to put us off [veterans] Props in the middle of everything. ‘
He described the use of his image as “absurd” and said he believed Trump had not done what he was told.
Trump has always refused to make these comments.
Henline spoke to Fox, who said he did not believe the president’s comments were to blame
Henline said: ‘That’s my figure. It should not speak for me ‘
“I hope the president did not say this,” Henline said.
‘It’s ridiculous to think that the President would talk to them like that when they take a well-recognized photo and use it for their agenda and change the minds of the players.
‘I hope it worked. That’s why I like to take it down because it shouldn’t work.
‘People need to hear the truth. That is my image. It should not speak for me. ‘
Henline said he was irritated by being dragged into a political storm.
‘Go with the facts of what you have,’ Henline said.
‘If you do not have the power to win by your own merit, you must tear your opponent, there is a problem.’
Heinlein joined the United States Army in 1989 at the age of 17
Hanline retired, but was re-listed after the September 11 attacks
Following the April 2007 crash, Hanline spent two weeks in a medically induced coma
Report, published The Atlantic On Thursday, Trump credited four separate military sources, and said he had canceled a visit to the Eisenhower-Marne American Cemetery near Paris in November 2018 because he feared his hair would be damaged by the rain.
In a conversation with senior staff prior to the scheduled visit, Trump reportedly asked aides: ‘Why should I go to that cemetery? It is full of losers. ‘
During the same voyage, the president later referred to the “suckers” for killing more than 1,800 sailors killed in the Battle of Bellewood in France.
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