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  •  Of Course They Did... (7+ / 0-)

    The Marines typically solve nuanced, complicated social issues in the time it takes the Army to properly tie its boots.

    After the repeal of DADT, the Commandant of the Marine Corps was the first senior military leader to publicly admit that the repeal did not have the mission-degrading effect he expected, that his analysis was wrong, and that he had no reservations with the current policy.  Total pragmatism, zero ideology, and 100% commitment to the mission.

    •  Well, the Commandant also said that if the (1+ / 0-)
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      repeal went through, that the Corp would lead the way.

      That's what a real Marine does.  That's the integrity that Marine officers are taught.

      "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King "You can't fix stupid" --Ron White -6.00, -5.18

      by zenbassoon on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 02:54:52 PM PST

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