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General, Admiral, Same Thing

Courtesy of the New York Post’s indispensable Page Six, we learn that yesterday’s New York Times ran a story about the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” controversy under the headline “General’s Opposition to Gay Policy Was Years in the Making.”  The “general” in question was Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  (The headline has been corrected in the online version, but with a note at the end.)  Combine this with President Obama’s mispronunciation of “corpsman” as “corpse-man,” and you get the impression that the Left is not entirely comfortable with military lingo.

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