"Lie down with dogs, wake up with fleas."
This is the architect of two costly (in lives and cash) wastes of time that accomplished absolutely nothing more than to reiterate the fact that third-party led counterinsurgencies are destined to fail.
This is the man that totally ignored eight of the nine Principles of War and raised Economy of Force to a religious icon.
This is the man who got the Army Chief of Staff fired when he dared to give Congress an honest, accurate figure on the number of troops required in Iraq.
This is the man who got a lot of soldiers and Marines killed by orchestrating two wars that he had no intention of winning, and ordering ROEs that insured no chance of winning.
I know that you need cash and possibly you're more forgiving than I am, but I wouldn't acknowledge a simple "Good Morning" from this man.
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