13.9.07

Insight into Integrity


Considering the goings on with Congress essentially calling General Petraeus a liar, I thought the excerpt below was appropriate.

"It appears we have appointed our worst generals to command forces, and our most gifted and brilliant to edit newspapers. In fact, I discovered by reading
newspapers that these editor/geniuses plainly saw all my strategic defects from the start, yet failed to inform me until it was too late. Accordingly, I am readily
willing to yield my command to these obviously superior intellects, and I will, in turn, do my best for the "Cause" by writing editorials - after the fact."

- Robert E. Lee, 1863

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