Who do you think said this?
When a President makes life and death decisions he should draw strength and wisdom from the broad and deep experience with the reasons for and the risks of committing our children to our defense. For no matter how many others are involved in the decision, the President is a lonely man in a dark room when the casualty reports come in.
That was John McCain announcing his candidacy for president in 1999. His comments were aimed directly at George Bush’s lack of foreign policy experience. At the time, Bush had been governor of Texas twice as long as Sarah Palin has been governor of Alaska. And by the way, Texas has nearly 42 times Alaska’s population.