Saturday, March 16, 2013

The U.S. Pentagon Will Not Cut It's Public Tours

The Pentagon, headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, taken from an airplane in January 2008. David B. Gleason, Wikipedia

Unlike White House, Pentagon Keeps Up Public Tours -- Washington Times

The Defense Department may be keeping just one aircraft carrier in the strategically important Persian Gulf because of budget cuts, but the Pentagon is keeping its doors open for public tours, unlike the White House.

The White House halted its popular tours because of the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration that took effect March 1.

The closure has stirred a wave of protests among politicians and commentators who say that the cost of conducting tours is small and that it is part of an Obama administration tactic to win the PR battle over the federal budget.

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My Comment:
This is what I call a smart move.

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