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An unacceptable answer

Dear Editor:

In a Senate hearing the other day, Senator John Warner asked General Petraeus: “Do you feel that the surge is making America safer?”

The general replied: “Sir, I don’t know actually. I have not sat down and sorted [it] out in my own mind.”

One has to wonder if that is the answer that he would give to the parents of the next soldier killed in Iraq when they ask him if their child died for a good cause.

Stan Gibbs

Aspen


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