But in doing so, would a reversal in his position be now like lying through his teeth?
Senior generals have to support the Commander in Chief or resign. I would prefer that more resign, but that would give Obama more chances to promote his flunkies into positions of power, so we are not looking at a lot of good options here.
Do you think the Commandant of the US Marine Corps really liked the idea of “stepping out smartly” when the President and Congress ordered him to accept gays openly in the Corps?
We’re in perilous times. The steel supports of the Republic are cracking. It is impossible to say what will happen in the days, weeks, and months ahead.