News Item:
Time for Rumsfeld to go

No, I haven’t been living in a cave, and yes, dumping Rummy has been a campaign chorus, so why did this headline surprise me?  It’s from an editorial in The Army Times.  Here’s an excerpt –

For two years, American sergeants, captains and majors training the Iraqis have told their bosses that Iraqi troops have no sense of national identity, are only in it for the money, don’t show up for duty and cannot sustain themselves.

I think some campaign ads get so redundant that we tend to tune them out, and fall victim to the ‘boy who cried wolf’ syndrome.  As a veteran, seeing this printed in the Army Times, really hit home for me.  I started getting flashbacks from the 60’s.

 

Full Story: The Army Times

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