Daft to Draft

Following up an earlier entry…

Rumsfeld
Sees No Need for Military Draft

Thu Apr 22, 2:52 PM ET
By ROBERT BURNS, AP Military Writer

“WASHINGTON – The Bush administration sees no need to reinstate the military
draft, but it is pushing for improved Pentagon (news – web sites) management of
the 1.4 million-strong force in order to meet wartime needs, Defense Secretary Donald
H. Rumsfeld said Thursday.”

So where are the additional troops coming from? We’re getting spread pretty thin.
Also, Rummy didn’t see fit to send enough troops to Iraq to get the job done right
in the first place.

McCain
Says U.S. Needs 10,000 More Troops in Iraq

Thu Apr 22, 6:59 PM ET
By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States needs at least 10,000 more troops
in Iraq (news – web sites) and must curb domestic spending to pay for the war, John
McCain, a Republican senator and former rival of President Bush (news – web sites),
said on Thursday.”