“(W)e do not believe that it is appropriate for active duty, or retired, senior military officers to publicly criticize U.S. civilian leadership during war.”
(MFL: really, don't military officers become civilians with the same rights as other US citizens to express their thoughts?)
“Mr. Rumsfeld and his immediate team must be replaced or we will see two more years of extraordinarily bad decision-making,”
(MFL: military wise we saw the blunders, but if you mean politically efficient to protect US soldiers as civilian by-standers die, then that is a different case.)
"Republicans dismiss as politics a forum held by Senate Democrats"
(MFL: Nothing is taken seriously regarding the lives of the Iraqis?)