So his heart inexplicably warms,

“Defense contractor stocks have risen in the months since Trump was elected, spurred by his promises of a ‘historic’ increase in U.S. military spending. The budget Trump proposed last month includes an additional $52 billion for the Department of Defense.”

 

Syria Airstrikes Instantly Added Nearly $5 Billion to Missile-Makers’ Stock Value
Fortune

 

Graphic by Rafael Barker


 

So his heart inexplicably warms,
And he suddenly cares whom he harms?
No, he’s rushing to war
Specifically for
Enriching the dealers of arms.

© 2017 Colleen Anderson

 


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