Proposed Pentagon budget cuts that “downsize the military” have to do with President Barack Obama’s aim to fund “welfare at home” rather than maintain military preparedness overseas, John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, charged today.
Bolton told “The Steve Malzberg Show” on Newsmax TV that Obama previewed a questionable strategy “to fundamentally transform America” during his 2008 election campaign.
“This military budget is part of that exercise,” Bolton charged. “He wants to downsize the military, quite apart from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, he wants to leave his successors with a smaller American military, and he wants to spend more money on welfare programs at home.”
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