Take another look at cartoon

April 17, 2014 

In response to Bob Clark's letter of March 13: He read the cartoon incorrectly. The entitlement programs are not defense-related. That was the point of Glenn McCoy's cartoon.

The Department of Defense has known for years that as social spending increased, downward pressure on defense spending would occur.

I am a military retiree and a former military budget analyst.

Marc Miller


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