CNN's Costello Frets Over 'Militarized View of America' That 'Created Mess'

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<p>On the 8 December 2016 edition of <em>CNN Newsroom</em>, Carol Costello boosted a liberal criticism of President-Elect Donald Trump picking several retired generals to his Cabinet. She first asked former Obama Cabinet member Janet Napolitano, &quot;Democrats &mdash; they&#39;re worried that Mr. Trump has picked so many generals....Does that concern you?&quot; The anchor followed up by underlining how &quot;some, though, say a militarized view of America got us into...the Iraq War. It created problems at Abu Ghraib. It created the mess that is now Guantanamo Bay. So, do they have a point?&quot;</p>

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