Chairman Barfield said "You would need to serve your country to be able to answer that question."
The word "answer" has the opposite meaning of the word "ask." An antonym, if you will.
Unfortunately, Channel 3 did not post the question, so I don't know the context. Yes, there are some questions that only veterans can answer.
I can conclude that if you have a problem with his statement, you:
A)Don't speak English very well
B)Are very stupid
C)Are a partisan hack, with an ax to grind
D)All of the above
In any of those situations, you really shouldn't display it in public.
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