October 1, 2007  

From our online discussion boards

America’s general officer corps is descending into a state of military “yes men” (YM). The reasons are simple — the political leadership wants it that way.

We are so trained to trust our masters and obey, obey, obey that at some point we will become lemmings foolishly following everyone off the cliff. — MATAJ, RESPONDING TO LT. COL. PAUL YINGLING’S “A FAILURE IN GENERALSHIP” COVER ARTICLE

But what general has the gumption to resign his commission rather than stay on and follow a disagreeable policy? — WHITECAMRY, RESPONDING TO MATAJ

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