Of special note (and he has my thanks) is a contributor over at USNI blog named UltimateRatioReg. Here's one of his statements.....
All which you and Maggie say are true. However, perspective regarding the alleged events needs to be maintained.
More importantly, the further erosion of trust between juniors and senior military leadership will almost certainly follow. Here, and the signal we send to our enemies, is where the real damage may be done.
Undue command influence of such matters is rarely punished, as we saw from the Haditha incident. And undue command influence on the part of politicians has become a way of life. (Re: Murtha)
Yes, let the court work. That the court has to work at all will have its repercussions.