Saturday, February 26, 2011

How about off with their heads?

Low crawl

Secretary of War [Defense] Robert Gates laid out what he really thinks about current US wars the other day.

“In my opinion, any future defense secretary who advises the president to again send a big American land army into Asia or into the Middle East or Africa should ‘have his head examined,’ as General MacArthur so delicately put it,” Mr. Gates told an assembly of Army cadets [at West Point].

New York Times, February 25, 2011

I think it is time to bring back John Kerry's famous question from 1971:

How do you ask a [soldier] to be the last man to die for a mistake?

US Army photo.

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