Originally Posted by Crown Royal
Which is exactly why I don't like congressional hearings. They are meant to be information gathering events used to become better informed on an issue and thus provide more intelligence in policy making.
Unfortunately, they are instead used to promote political opinions and leanings, and, to some extent, show their constituents how they 'drilled' the bad guys.
I always thought that Warner was regarded as friendly to the military?
Besides I don't think that Warner's caveat that a successful surge, itself a highly dubious proposition, doesn't necessarily mean that the War in Iraq is making American's safer is tantamount to taking a cheap shot at the "bad guy".
That is the ultimate question after all.