See Link Above – Obama Was Right On Navy, Says Former Navy Secretary Richard Danzig
BOCA RATON, Fla. — President Barack Obama’s “horses and bayonets” zinger, shooting down Mitt Romney’s concerns about the state of the Navy, may have drawn reproach from Republicans, who called it “petty” and “belittling.” But at least one former Navy secretary told The Huffington Post after Monday night’s foreign policy debate that Obama was right on the mark.
“I thought the president’s line was terrific,” said Richard Danzig, who served as secretary of the Navy for two years under President Bill Clinton. “You don’t measure efficacy by the number of ships. You measure it by your firepower, by the character of your people, the character of your equipment.”
During the Boca Raton debate, Romney repeated his campaign call to build new ships for the Navy and accused Obama of allowing the number of…
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