In recent years, it has become common to see current members of the U.S. military using Facebook, Twitter and other social media as a platform for airing online treachery about President Obama and his policies. Despite the president’s re-election last November with 332 electoral votes — a higher total than President George W. Bush received in either of his election wins — this directing of online spite and vitriol toward the commander-in-chief by some servicemen and servicewomen does not appear likely to stop any time soon. This reality raises two interconnected questions: Are military members allowed to make such posts, and, even if they are, should they make them?
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