"A certain degree of preparation for war...affords also the best security for the continuance of peace."
James Madison, U.S. president.
Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld answered a soldier’s question about lack of armor for Humvee vehicles, “You go to war with the Army you have, not the Army you might want or wish to have at a later time," he said.
The Misanthrope disputes the answer. We ask, why even go to war if your army is not 100 percent prepared when there is no direct threat to our country’s security? Why devalue our soldiers’ lives and dedication?
President Bush has not been held truly accountable. The voters gave him a pass.