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‘Commander in Chief’

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Of all the titles we have for the Top Gun of the land, none is as formidable and awe-inspiring as “Commander in Chief.” More than president, prime minister, chancellor, king, queen, czar or emperor, the title commander in chief immediately brings to mind total and absolute control over the armed might of any nation. It implies power and influence beyond that of any other individual and, particularly in times of conflict, it signifies life and death decisions that are not subject to question or debate.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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