A TALE OF TWO GENERALS - BOTH IN TROUBLE
OVER SEX CHARGES - BRYAN ROBERTS FIRED AS
COMMANDING OFFICER AT FT JACKSON - JEFF
SINCLAIR'S COURT-MARTIAL POSTPONED
"INDEFINITELY" - HARD JOB TO FIND TWO-STAR
JURY POOL - PENTAGON HAS EGG ON FACE

© 2013 MilitaryCorruption.com

Back in the day, a flag officer had certain "perks." One of them was a mistress, if desired.

We're not saying that's right, or morally correct. It isn't. But in our military, being an admiral or general is (or was) usually a "free pass" to engage in what others in lower ranks would've been hammered for.

Now, in the present atmosphere of "push back" on sex harassers, even 0-7's and above find they can't always get away with that kind of behavior.

"PHYSICAL ALTERCATION"

In another time, GEN Bryan Roberts, now relieved as commanding officer at Ft. Jackson, might have been impervious to punishment for having a sexual relationship with a woman not his wife.

But in the Roberts case, there is an accusation of a "physical altercation" between him and his alleged girlfriend. That got him fired, and - unless he chooses to fight it out at court-martial - has ended his 29-year military career.

As for GEN Jeffrey Sinclair, we said it before and we'll say it again. The main reason he is being so vigorously prosecuted, on what's essentially a "he said/she said" case, is that he is a pretty unpleasant fellow who has stepped on some mighty big toes.

Unlike Roberts, who only is facing imminent retirement, Sinclair could go to military prison for the rest of his life.

"FORCIBLE SODOMY" SOUNDS SO NASTY

He has been charged with "forcible sodomy" - in other words, demanding a "BJ" from his usually accommodating captain mistress - as well being hit with several other boilerplate counts.

Here's the way we see it.

Sinclair, who's never been known to suffer fools gladly, has stung the Pentagon and pissed them off big time by launching a defense website and refusing to meekly lay his head on the chopping block.

What is likely here, is Sinclair's gal pal, discovering she wasn't the only female the general was banging, decided to "get even" and tried to destroy her ex-boyfriend's life and career.

SINCLAIR ADMITS TO AN AFFAIR

Sinclair admits to adultery, but steadfastly denies "forcing" this woman to commit "sodomy." She didn't seem to mind having sex with him for three years, as long as her career was going along well. Her timing is off. She should have made major before blowing the whistle on her onetime benefactor.

Her claims that he threatened to "kill" her and her family if she talked about an affair that most everyone already knew about is frankly, ludicrous.

There are those in high places that would like to put Sinclair under, much less in, the DB. But they didn't think things through.

TROUBLE WITH THE JURY POOL

How is the general going to be judged by a jury of his peers - all must be two-star generals or above - and still get a fair trial?

The only thing that you can be sure of is this. The fools at the Pentagon that inflicted this self-wound upon themselves will now pay a steep price in bad publicity while the hoped for destruction of Jeffrey Sinclair falls flat.

You might say they resemble "the gang that couldn't shoot straight," apologies to author Jimmy Breslin.


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