Imagine that we had a president who killed the Navy's Stealth fighter program,
killed the F-14D fighter program,
cut troop strength in half,
closed three dozen military bases,
cut back the production of armored tanks,
and recommended cutting the defense budget by $50 billion over five years.
What would you think of someone who was so blasé about America's need for a powerful military?
Dick Cheney when he was Bush I's defense secretary.