I am confused. . .

President’s latest slip-up was calling Admiral William McRaven a general
Comes days after he and Ohio State University students spelled Ohio ‘O-I-H-O’

By Toby Harnden

Barack Obama: ‘I’d advise that you talk to General McRaven, who’s in charge of our Special Ops. I think he has a point of view in terms of how deeply I care about what these folks do each and every day to protect our freedom.’

The difficulty with this is that William McRaven is and admiral not a general. As a SEAL, he is member of the US Navy, not US Army or US Marines.

For servicemen, ranks are important – they have worked hard and, in many cases, risked their lives, to earn them. And it’s one thing to omit a rank and another to botch the rank of the highest-ranking Special Forces operator in the country.

Read more: http://nation.foxnews.com/barack-obama/2012/08/23/obama-botches-rank-top-navy-seal?cmpid=NL_FiredUpFoxNation#ixzz24fBwFfjs

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