The democrats have been adding all sorts of non-defense spending into the defense department budgets, so they could pretend they were supporting the military.
There are billions of dollars for studying how global warming will effect our national security, billions for developing green technology for the military, billions for biofuels, billions for research and development of alternative energy sources.
As Coburn says, he can identify $68 billion of cuts that wouldn’t touch actual military items.
And yes, it is clear we have too many upper level manager types, that’s why two generals had time to have affairs and send thousands of e-mails about it.
That is how the democrats play. And you can bet that Obama wasn't going to cut a dime of this under sequestration.