Flashback: When Sen. Chuck Schumer Called For a Military Parade in 2014

Despite everything Dem Sen. Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday following the announcement of a new two-year budget deal — unlike others — Schumer surprisingly hasn't said much on the topic of a possible military parade in Washington D.C.

However, back in 2014, Schumer called for precisely what we’ll most likely see Democrats — and some Republicans — rally against in the near future, a military parade. They’ll all call the parade contrary to what a democracy should be. They’ll also try to make it almost completely about how President Trump is just trying to boost his own ego. We’ll hear all the typical rhetoric.

Just in case, here’s a reminder about what they used to think of military parades as their overlord — Schumer himself — stood with veterans in calling for a parade: