Webb: Cheney's remarks 'wrong'Those words spilled from the lips of politician Webb, who also said this:
By Peter Hardin, Richmond Times-Dispatch Washington Correspondent
Webb -- a former Navy secretary under President Ronald Reagan and a Marine veteran of the Vietnam War -- said no politician has a right to speak for the views of the military.
Webb, who has a son stationed in Iraq with the Marines, slammed what he called "something from the other side . . . that borders on irresponsibility" as a floor debate approaches on Iraq. (link)
Webb repeated his concern that the Bush administration has mismanaged the war, failing to make clear an overall strategy and an endpoint."We" being politicians.
"And it's wrong to say we're going to let our military people down in terms of winning if we start taking this in a different direction. What we're doing is trying to define specifically how this could be a win."
No, in fact what you're doing, Jim, is trying to manage the war for the military in spite of the views of the miltary that you profess such admiration for and deference to.
Suppose he has a clue?