A 'Space Force' recruitment video via Jimmy Kimmel


Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/08/09/a-space-force-recruitment.html







This is such bullshit.

“There is a threat out there but it’s being handled by the U.S. Air Force today. (It) doesn’t make sense to build a whole other level of bureaucracy in an incredibly bureaucratic DoD,” (Former astronaut and retired U.S. Navy Captain Mark Kelly) told MSNBC in an interview. -Reuters

Just one more thing to distract his mindless and easily manipulated followers.


The navy is throwing in its ideas.



Can we build Space Force One and launch Trump and Pence into the Sun?


This particular combination of space, nonsense and even idiocy makes me wanna go home and watch:



Way to go, Trump supporters. You somehow managed to ruin SPACE.


IKR! Now we’re going to have fight Space Nazis too.



It’s actually really, really hard to send something into the sun. From a scientific standpoint, it’s better to send them on an unending voyage into the endless abyss of outer space.


I was surprised by the cutesy logo proposals:


There’s probably some corner of his deluded mind that thinks that making a another branch of the military that can’t be countered by the others will help him control them, a kind of rock-paper-scissors-shotgun situation.


Princess Kyle? How do I not remember that?



(ETA: didn’t mean to reply to myself.)



I was surprised by the cutesy logo proposals:

They do have a certain vibe.