Oliver North is NOT one of my favorite people - I still consider him a traitor even though others don't ...
(just a personal belief).
HOWEVER - he makes one hell of a point with his comments ... Secretary of State Cyrus Vance demonstrated what it really means when you place others before your own sorry *ss politically motivated aspirations (promotions and increased earnings). He demonstrated courage and character even though it ended up costing him.
It's too bad these "parrot mouthed" generals didn't have the character or courage to back up their convictions during the planning and implementation phases leading up to the invasion and eventual post operations, instead of waiting to blab to the world when it was too late to impact the plans.
These "straw" warriors DO NOT reflect very well upon what it really means to place your junior people's welfare above your own. They really were sad excuses as an example of true leadership.
Last edited by Chief Bones; April 23rd, 2006 at 18:22..