Commanders' view of Afghan drawdown not as simple as Huntsman and Romney say
November 22nd, 2011
10:53 PM ET
2 years ago

Commanders' view of Afghan drawdown not as simple as Huntsman and Romney say

Washington (CNN) – GOP candidates Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman offered differing views on how a president should reach decisions about matters like U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

Romney made it clear he believes a president should listen to his commanders on the ground when making such a decision. "The commander-in-chief makes that decision based upon the input of people closest to the ground," Romney said during Tuesday night's GOP debate.

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  1. pete in ct

    each one of these candidates have all said just one correct statement. its like the blind leading the blind

    November 23, 2011 12:00 am at 12:00 am |
  2. pete in ct

    ron paul and mr. huntsman are correct in their points and romney looks flusstered

    November 23, 2011 12:02 am at 12:02 am |
  3. The Greedy Old PIgs are a neocon deathcult!

    Mittens appears to be unfamiliar with the concept of civilian supremacy over the military. It should surprise no one that a GOBP neocon deathcult member like Flipwit the Hypocrite would adopt the fascist view and allow the military to have the final say.

    November 23, 2011 07:23 am at 7:23 am |