Generals have been in the news lately. I love the contrasting news coverage.
Six retired generals criticize Secretary Rumsfeld and the press fawns over them. I guess I should see it as positive that some in the press now have respect for the viewpoints of military officers! What is amazing to me, however, is that no one has stopped to think about what the press seems to be wanting--our military brass to challenge the civilian leadership. Is there anyone with more than half a brain who really wants that? Isn't there a reason those smart guys in knickers and white wigs made the military subordinate to civilian control?
Then we have the air force general who's been nominated to head the CIA. Oh, we can't have that! He's military!
Consistency has never been a strong suit of the left.