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Gonna Start a War

John Bolton is on board. Who else is going to be in CEO Commander In Chief Mitt “Mitt” Romney’s War Cabinet? Oh, well there is this guy:

If you’re a presidential candidate looking to establish your national-security cred with a war-weary American public, who might be the worst frontman you could choose for your cause? How about the guy who oversaw the campaign that lost Osama bin Laden at Tora Bora, then bungled planning for war in Iraq? In a news release Wednesday night, Mitt Romney announced the 300-plus members of his “Military Advisory Council,” and that man led the list of endorsements:

“I’m proud to be supporting Mitt Romney in this critical election about our nation’s future,” said General Tommy Franks, USA (Ret.), Past Commander, U.S. Central Command. “Governor Romney is committed to restoring America’s leadership role in the world. Instead of playing politics with our military, he will strengthen our defense posture by reversing the President’s devastating defense cuts. The fact of the matter is that we cannot afford another four years of feckless foreign policy. We need level-headed leadership which will protect our interests and defend our values with clarity and without apology.”

Few living Americans can speak with as much authority about “years of feckless foreign policy” as can Tommy “Rumsfeld’s water boy” Franks, who comes in at No. 4 on a Foreign Policy list of worst US generals ever.

Go to the link and relive some of his greatest hits, such as:

  • Perpetuated the bogus “weapons of mass destruction” myth about Iraq.

and

…and who could ever forget


But the good news is that they’ll most definitely …. probably … maybe … actually won’t stop those drone attacks so, you know, vote your conscience or whatever…

TBogg

Gonna Start A War

John Bolton is on board. Who else is going to be in CEO Commander In Chief Mitt “Mitt” Romney’s War Cabinet? Oh, well there is this guy:

If you’re a presidential candidate looking to establish your national-security cred with a war-weary American public, who might be the worst frontman you could choose for your cause? How about the guy who oversaw the campaign that lost Osama bin Laden at Tora Bora, then bungled planning for war in Iraq? In a news release Wednesday night, Mitt Romney announced the 300-plus members of his “Military Advisory Council,” and that man led the list of endorsements:

“I’m proud to be supporting Mitt Romney in this critical election about our nation’s future,” said General Tommy Franks, USA (Ret.), Past Commander, U.S. Central Command. “Governor Romney is committed to restoring America’s leadership role in the world. Instead of playing politics with our military, he will strengthen our defense posture by reversing the President’s devastating defense cuts. The fact of the matter is that we cannot afford another four years of feckless foreign policy. We need level-headed leadership which will protect our interests and defend our values with clarity and without apology.”

Few living Americans can speak with as much authority about “years of feckless foreign policy” as can Tommy “Rumsfeld’s water boy” Franks, who comes in at No. 4 on a Foreign Policy list of worst US generals ever.

Go to the link and relive some of his greatest hits, such as:

  • Perpetuated the bogus “weapons of mass destruction” myth about Iraq.

and

…and who could ever forget

But the good news is that they’ll most definitely …. probably … maybe … actually won’t stop those drone attacks so, you know, vote your conscience or whatever…

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