Republicans cite the Rough Rider while Democrats cite force structure
Republican delegates to the party's convention in Tampa, Fla., last week made it clear they favor rebuilding the military in the likes of an earlier Republican president. “More than a century ago, Republican President Theodore Roosevelt predicted that America's future was in the Pacific,” states the party's platform. “That future is here today, but it can develop peacefully only under the shield of American naval and air power.” Not surprisingly, the platform also goes on the offensive ...
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