Sen. Collins is nominally in favor of the Webb amendment.
And yet, when she's asked about its chances of passage, does she work to rally support for the measure? Does she use the opportunity to underscore the dangers of stretching our military too thin?
Of course not.
"Senator Warner’s voice carries a lot of weight with the caucus and I think his decision to oppose Senator Webb’s amendment may very well stem the tide of support," said Ms. Collins.I think this speaks volumes.