Home > Uncategorized > The Citizen of the World Presidency… “Start with American military strength, where massive cuts have left us with a Navy of 286 ships—the smallest number since 1917. When Mitt Romney pointed this out during a presidential debate, Obama replied sarcastically: “Well Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets. “

The Citizen of the World Presidency… “Start with American military strength, where massive cuts have left us with a Navy of 286 ships—the smallest number since 1917. When Mitt Romney pointed this out during a presidential debate, Obama replied sarcastically: “Well Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets. “

The Citizen of the World Presidency

 

Commentary ^ | September 2013 | Eliot Abrams

 

Posted on Friday, August 16, 2013 10:44:36 AM by don-o

 

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Start with American military strength, where massive cuts have left us with a Navy of 286 ships—the smallest number since 1917. When Mitt Romney pointed this out during a presidential debate, Obama replied sarcastically: “Well Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets.

 

 

 

Because the nature of the military has changed.” This retort was effective in a smart-ass way, but while the cavalry may be a historical relic, the Navy is not, and it is getting smaller.

 

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So are the Air Force, Army, and Marines, because their budgets are shrinking. This is not the result of technological improvements, as Obama’s quip suggested. Nor is it the unavoidable effect of deficits. It is a policy choice in a Washington where entitlement spending is more sacrosanct than military spending.

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Excerpt) Read more at commentarymagazine.com …

 

via The Citizen of the World Presidency.

 

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  1. August 16, 2013 at 10:19 AM

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  2. August 16, 2013 at 1:43 PM

    Re Col Sellin’s elusive Hillary Clinton article…..

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