You are strong, or you are not.
One does not clear leather in Wal-Mart and fire a round just to demonstrate that he is armed and his firearm works properly. One does not plink in the neighbors back yard with a .50 Barrett to posture a 'message' of 'strength'.
Recent US flexing only demonstrates the weakness of spirit living in the chests of our 'Leaders' and their advisors who would support such behaviors. I am terrified at the premise of any of the current Presidential candidates getting the football...
...a more frightening consideration than mere flexing? Perhaps future History books will write of these days and events as the escalation we all witnessed heading into WWIII.