In the militaristic USA, we are supposed to see the Pentagon and all its works—mass killing, etc.—as an ethical lodestar. Of course, the arrogant imperators are no better than our civilian overlords. Here is one possible way to judge them, however: the more medals these guys award each other, the more despicable they are. The good guys in the military are not showered with Cracker Jack prizes.
Oh, and Marco "the crook and phony refugee" Rubio may be a friend of the Twins as well.