Why Midterm Elections Were Good for U.S. Military

Posted November 6, 2014 at 1:38pm

Loren Thompson, chief operating officer of the non-profit Lexington Institute and Chief Executive Officer of Source Associates, lists in Forbes six reasons why the Midterm elections were good for the U.S. Military:

  1. Republicans favor weapons spending.
  2. Republicans have little use for the welfare state.
  3. Republicans don’t trust arms control.
  4. Republicans are more likely to have military experience.
  5. Republicans are more willing to put boots on the ground.
  6. Republicans will seek to loosen defense spending caps.