Good for the chairman of the Joint Chiefs:
And one of the things that marks us as a profession in a democracy, in our form of democracy, that’s most important is that we remain apolitical. . . . That’s how we maintain our bond and trust with the American people.
Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.