I don’t see this surprisingly reasonable (considering the source) statement as some sort of CYA essay, so why does Commenter #1 say to Vanderboegh:
Thanks for the “sermon”. In these days of ratcheting tension, it’s nice to have a leading figure pointing out the subtalties (sp?) & nuances, not to mention the downright obvious, in an attempt to calm things down.
Whatever happens from now on, the “sin” is not on your head.
SSG (Ret) US Army
Something in the works?