Allen West Says Military Leaders Should Be "Very Careful" About Following Orders
In Rep. Allen West's view of the military, there's apparently a choice to follow orders handed down to you.
Everyone's pretty aware of West's "incident" in Iraq, but now he's saying other people in the military should "be careful" about following orders, or possibly quitting because they don't like what's going on.
In another one of West's regularly scheduled appearances on the right-wing airwaves, West was complaining about President Obama yet again, this time on the subject of the new military strategy announced last week.
"And you know I've had a lot of people ask me about that because the responsibility of our senior generals has to be to the men and women in uniform," West said. "They have to be very careful about blindly following a commander in chief that really does not have the best intent for our military."
The show's host, Mark Levin, then went on to clear up West's comments so the "liberal haters don't screw this up."
"What we're saying is they should consider stepping down," Levin said.
West replied, "Well, yeah."
As you can imagine, what West appears to be advocating isn't exactly legal, but what he's saying is strange to say the least.
Check out the audio and transcript from that one.
Also, make sure to watch West's analysis of the Denver Broncos game this weekend, and what he thinks Tim Tebow could teach people in Washington.
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