McCain vs. McCain on DADT

Today, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs - Admiral Mike Mullen (a Bush appointee), came out unambiguously in Senate hearings in favor of repealing the Clinton-era policy of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, governing our country's policy on gay men and women serving in the armed forces. Then there was Senator McCain's response. Honestly, you want a definition of political hack, opportunist, windsock - look...

The Smell Of Inevitability

and the weight of history: The military's top uniformed officer declared Tuesday that gays should be allowed to serve openly in uniform, arguing that it is "the right thing to do." Adm. Mike Mullen's statement was the strongest yet from the uniformed military on this volatile issue, although he stressed that he was "speaking for myself and myself only." He told the Senate Armed Services Committee...