A Trumpian sign of the times? U.S. Strategic Command made an unexpected joke about American military might on Monday in its New Year's Eve message. Noting the "big" Times Square ball drop celebration at midnight, the unified command's account tweeted, "if ever needed, we are #ready to drop something much, much bigger." #TimesSquare tradition rings in the #NewYear by dropping the big ball...if ever needed, we are #ready to drop something much, much bigger. Watch to the end! @AFGlobalStrike @Whiteman_AFB #Deterrence #Assurance #CombatReadyForce #PeaceIsOurProfession... pic.twitter.com/Aw6vzzTONg — US Strategic Command (@US_Stratcom) December 31, 2018 The joke was followed by a slickly produced video of stealth jets with the words "stealth, ready, and lethal" flashing across the screen. The tweet encourages followers to "watch to the end!" If you do, you'll see two bombs released from a plane, followed by several massive explosions. ... https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/po...ball-drop-u-s-strategic-command-jokes-n953416 In the 'good ol' days', somebody would lose their career over such a thing.