Adm. Mike Mullen Won’t Promise He’s Going to Repeal DADT

That trigger is to certify whether we should move ahead with that change, even if the law were to repeal it.

—Adm. Mike Mullen, the Joint Chiefs chairman, spelling out just how the DADT “compromise” will really work. Namely, that even if Congress repeals it, it’s really up to him, and he’s not guaranteeing anything. [via]