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March 21, 2009

Fox news belittles and mocks the Canadian military

Chris Taylor via email.

Well, it's dumb and they play it for absurdity laughs, but two of the points are irrefutable

1) Canada wouldn't be able to routinely underfund its military if it weren't so very close to the heart of the American security umbrella; and
2) It's ridiculous that the CF can barely keep its critical trades recruiting and logistics act together long enough to wage war for a decade.

This is, after all,. the second time we have taken an "operational pause" in the past six years. Meanwhile USN and USAF have been flying and fighting in the Gulf since 1991, no operational pause. Of course they are also suffering from a lot of airframe aging, so maybe they should have.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at March 21, 2009 07:32 AM