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Today, in your veto message regarding the bipartisan legislation just passed on Operation Iraqi Freedom, you asserted that you so decided because you listen to your commanders on the ground.

Respectfully, as your former commander on the ground, your administration did not listen to our best advice. In fact, a number of my fellow Generals were forced out of their jobs, because they did not tell you what you wanted to hear -- most notably General Eric Shinseki, whose foresight regarding troop levels was advice you rejected, at our troops' peril.


It gets better. Read the whole letter at:
http://www.veteransforamerica.org/index.cfm/page/weblog/subpage/display_blog/bid/4A0B50FE-123F-747A-1BBCF49BBD9E5B47
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