Sunday, July 13, 2014

Quote of the day

“My sense of that was she was protecting her base in Fort Leonard Wood, among defense contractors in St. Louis, in Air Force bases (near) Kansas City and so on,” he said. “Boy, it was a fine line. … She went pretty much toe to toe with one of her colleagues. But to me, at the heart of that was a strategy that allowed her to support women in the military and yet not alienate the brass, not alienate the military itself, and let them handle their own battles.”
Professor George Connor, chairman of the political science department at Missouri State University, referring to Sen. Claire McCaskill's refusal to support Sen. Kerstin Gillibrand's Military Justice Improvement Act earlier this year, as reported in the July 12, 2014 Kansas City Star.

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