Crazy Eddie wrote:
Picard: "Starfleet is not a military organization."
Belz: "I disagree!"
Gardner: "I'm surprised Archer requested military officers to the Enterprise..."
Belz: "Starfleet IS the military, stupid!"
Scotty: "This is clearly a military mission! Is that
what we are now?"
Belz: "You were always a military! What are you talking about?"
You don't agree with what Starfleet says about itself, so why would I expect you to believe me
You know, two can play the cherry-picking game, as you've well seen in this thread, so why do you still insist on playing it ?
I'll offer once more TUC as a counter-example: as soon as the Klingon peace prospect is brought up, someone mentioned they might mothball Starfleet. I wonder why they'd say that, right ?