If you thought you’d heard all of the crazy crap about the 2020 election and how failed, one-term former President Donald Trump will soon be “reinstated” to the presidency, the bizarre just turned surreal thanks to a meme circulating on social media that suggests the U.S. military is “ready to act” as soon as the Arizona election audit is complete and put the Donald back in the White House.
According to PolitiFact, the meme in question (which has made the rounds on Facebook most recently) also included a video with this line which is read by a narrator:
There’s also this text on the meme:
PolitFact calls the meme “false” and adds:
“The text on the post leaves the impression that a military unit is preparing or has been asked to take some action when the results of the Maricopa audit are released. But we found no evidence of that.
“The statement on Facebook was posted as the monthslong review of 2.1 million ballots cast in the 2020 presidential election was winding down in Maricopa, the state’s largest county. The ballot review was organized by state Senate Republicans, with encouragement from former President Donald Trump.”
Donald Trump is not going to be reinstated as president. Not now and not ever. And the U.S. military only takes orders from one person: The legitimate commander-in-chief, President Joe Biden.