Spook86 takes Max Boot to task for his recent critique of the Pentagon’s new budget:
But as he examines the Pentagon budget, Boot finds that projected funding fails to match QDR rhetoric. According to Boot, too much of the budget is devoted to conventional weapons programs from the Cold War, including the F-22 fighter, the F-25 Joint Strike Fighter, and the F/A-18 Super Hornet.
Unfortunately, there are major problems with Boot’s premise that (ultimately) undermine his argument.
Read the whole thing to find out exactly what Spook is talking about. Really, I should have headlined the link “Required Reading,” but couldn’t pass up the Simply Red joke.