"Girds" is such a nice, neutral word, don't you think?
Amid the war games, Hill weighed plans for a possible armed march on Washington if Clinton wins.
Sort of like this guy, I suppose:
Back in Georgia, the Three Percent Security Force wrapped up rifle practice in the midday sun. They then headed further into the trees to tackle an obstacle course with loaded pistols at their sides, ready for whatever may come.
"We've building up for this, just like the Marines," he said. "We are going to really train harder and try to increase our operational capabilities in the event that this is the day that we hoped would never come."
Such a nice, neutral wording, don't you think?