Speaking right now at the Citadel, Jeb Bush is outlining a defense policy that emphasizes American hard power, and calls for a stop to the current bleeding in defense spending. His proposals—like those issued by some other candidates for the Republican nomination—give some hope that we might one day see the end of epic national security mismanagement at the hands of Barack Obama, who appears to have conducted a comprehensive review of the works of Sun-Tzu, Caesar, Jomini, Clausewitz, Mahan, Corbett, and Boyd, distilled them all down to their common essence, and then done the opposite.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid clearly thinks Democrats have good reason to fear the possibility of facing Marco Rubio in a general election matchup. He recently compared the Florida senator to Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux, one of the greatest baseball players of all time. The Huffington Post reports: