Mitt Insults Marines, Outlines Foreign Policy for Fantasy World
Romney himself never served, and his unfamiliarity with military issues is evident in his book 'No Apology.' He proposes adding 'at least 100,000 soldiers to the army and the marines' (Marines are not soldiers)...
You don't have to have served, but need simply to have known a Marine (and they never, by the way, become 'ex-Marines'), to be aware that Marines strongly object to being lumped in with Army folk as 'soldiers.' How that reference made it past the ghostwriter and various editors, in a book heavily focused on boosting Romney's national security street cred in anticipation of another presidential run, is beyond me.
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