11 February 2005

General Mattis said WHAT?!

The recent wincing by in the MSM brought on by Genearal Mattis comments of late, is well rebutted here at Varifrank.

You absolutely must read, it lends important historical perspective that is so lacking in the MSM.
Hat Tip to the Vodkapundit.

Some excerpts:

" . . . Allow me to put his comments into historical perspective:

Admiral William Halsey - US 7th Fleet.
“Before we are through with them, the Japanese language will only be spoken in hell.”

General Curtis Lemay - Strategic Air Command [Father of the modern USAF -Spin]
"You've got to kill people, and when you've killed enough they stop fighting."

General William Tecumseh Sherman
"War is cruelty. There's no use trying to reform it, the crueler it is the sooner it will be over... "