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Sun silent on Gates, Panetta Syria policy critique

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Recently, President Barack Obama's first two defense secretaries, Robert M. Gates and Leon E. Panetta, appearing at a forum at Southern Methodist University on September 17, spoke out on the Syria issue and were quite critical of Mr. Obama's handling of it.

Yet here it is days later and The Sun has provided no coverage of that event for its readers. Don't want the word to get out that even the former appointees of your protected one disparage his inept handling of foreign affairs?

J. Shawn Alcarese, Towson

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