Thin Line Between Stupid and Clever

Opining on Whatever

Just Sayin’-June 22, 2010

Jeffrey Goldberg:

I remember once in Iraq being made to feel profoundly uncomfortable by an Army colonel who was openly scornful of President Bush’s tactical leadership of the war effort (this was well-before the surge). I didn’t disagree with his analysis one bit, but I thought it was deeply inappropriate, and even nervous-making, to hear a senior military leader disparaging his commander. Civilian control of the military is a paramount American virtue, and anyone who undermines this core principle is unfit to serve. There’s no way around this fundamental fact, unfortunately.

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