Spend the Money

Could it be that Washington has the wrong idea on military spending? The assumption seems to be that the country wants cuts. According to a Gallup commentary released Tuesday, however, there is not “a great deal of pressure from the American people to cut back on military spending.” A poll Gallup conducted earlier this year showed that just 30 percent of Americans believe Washington is spending too much on national defense. The same percentage think the government spends too little. The rest are just lukewarm. Where’s the pressure