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The Role of the Military in Presidential Politics

@article{Corbett2009TheRO,
  title={The Role of the Military in Presidential Politics},
  author={Steve Corbett and Michael J. Davidson},
  journal={Parameters},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={58}
}
During the Bush-Kerry presidential election of 2004, both candidates sought and received endorsements from retired high-ranking military officers. At the Democratic National Convention, Senator John Kerry "surrounded himself not only with former Navy colleagues but also with prominent retired military brass." Retired Army General (and former candidate) Wesley Clark spoke at the convention, describing Kerry as "a leader, a fighter, and he will make a great commander-in-chief." (1) Twelve retired… Expand
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