“We Need a Few Good Extremists”
“To err is human, to forgive is divine. Neither, however, is Marine Corps policy.” It is this tenacity that anchors the Corps and upsets the weaklings of the Clinton administration.
Sara Lister, assistant secretary of the Army, was forced into early retirement after characterizing US Marines as dangerous ‘extremists’ wearing bizarre uniforms. Laugh at the fashion reference thrown into an otherwise serious debate, but she was absolutely correct! In fact, it was this dangerous, patriotic extremism that powered the Marines at Belleau Wood, Guadalcanal, Chosin Reservoir, and Hue City.