In a move that ignores both tradition and the rules in order to push a far left agenda, the Obama administration is breaking protocol by naming a U.S. warship after a left-wing politician and liberal activist.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced they will name the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer after liberal politician Carl Levin, a Michigan senator who recently retired from politics after a 31-year career.
Nearly 200 Navy and Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipients were overlooked in favor of Sen. Levin who never served in the military, thus ignoring naval guidelines and tradition.
Republicans upset over the decision noted Senator Levin served on the very committee that gutted the Navy. In fact, Levin worked to initiate a reduction of the U.S. military. The drawdown was so successful that American military leaders say the United States can no longer fight a war on two fronts, a goal that has been a key part of U.S. security strategy since WWII.
A spokesman for Navy Secretary Marbus said the ship was named after...
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