I've been through a lot of crap over the past five years and many well meaning friends have said things to me like, "god never gives you more than you can handle." My reply - when I had the strength for snark - was that if "I ever meet that son of a bitch I'll smack him right upside the head."
This article only confirms my instincts:
The top US general defended the leadership of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, saying it is inspired by God.I'll save some strength for a good smack for both General Pace and Rummy, too.
"He leads in a way that the good Lord tells him is best for our country," said Marine General Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.