Commissioned Officers Gone Wild!

Though it possesses explicit constitutional recognition (and the concomitant respect that derives therefrom), we mustn’t let this fool us into forgetting the simple fact that the military is still a government enterprise and, therefore, suffers from all of the corruption, incompetence, and lethargy common to such enterprises. I’m reminded of this by the following (especially annoying) example.

For some 18 months now, the head of US Africa Command, 4-star General William “Kip” Ward, has been un…

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