Lucian K Truscott New York Times 16 Nov 2012 "What's wrong with a general looking good?" you may wonder. I would propose that every moment a general spends on his uniform jacket is a moment he's not doing his job, which is supposed to be leading soldiers in combat and winning wars something we, and our generals, stopped doing about the time that MacArthur gold-braided his way around the stalemated Korean War. And now comes "Dave" Petraeus, and the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. No matter how good he looked in his biographer-mistress's book, it doesn't make up for the fact that we failed to conquer the countries we invaded, and ended up occupying undefeated nations. Read more @ Understanding Each Other, Diversity and Dissent: A Phony Hero for a Phony War from our Indian Friend at Understanding Each Other blog.