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Yes!  He's the classic grunt.  Grit you teeth, follow the orders, you want to change things, you'd better get yourself into a position where you can give orders, but never forget the grunts.

rg, I think you're onto something there.  Webb sees the world as an old soldier, a classic man of honor.  I think he would not hesitate for a moment to commit troops if he really believed the security of the United Stated depended on it.  He would throw himself on a grenade if that were the only way he could save his comrades.  But by the same logic, he would never, ever send our troops into harms way for mere political gain as Bush and Cheney have done, nor would he stand quietly by and allow that to happen.  I think he would fight them all if he had to to prevent such a thing.

We all bleed the same color.

by budr on Sun Jun 1st, 2008 at 02:37:34 AM EST
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