Skip to comments.Sadly, many now think the military is for losers
Posted on 11/09/2005 2:26:03 PM PST by sam_paine
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As I'm stationed in Maryland, I really need to find a bumper sticker for my Volkswagen GTI that reads 'Red in a sea of Blue'.
Yes, but think of how much fun you would have being the Drill Instructor able to chew out a bunch of whining liberals.
I specifically stated I wasn't comparing my hypothetical sitution involving Clinton to Bush's situation in Iraq; I was just using that example to demonstrate a situation can exist in which conservatives could support the military but oppose a particular mission of the military. In my example, most conservatives would probably agree that supporting the military would almost necessitate opposing their clearly unwise mission.
The valiant profit more their country than the finest, cleverest speakers.
You know why it is? Because Democrat politicians and Republican politicians are identically idiotic. But the leftist electorate is led by their pols, and the conservative electorate has to drag their pols kicking and screaming in fear of elections.
Oh, I'm sorry. Let me be even more general. I will remove my reference to Bush, and make my point even clearer for you. As I linked for you in my previous post, a former soldier told Bill Clinton to his face that Clinton was not fit to be Commander in Chief. This would go doubly so for Hillary!
Why would any reasonable person, let alone a conservative, be required to support an incompetent Commander in Chief, or any mission that they assigned? We could pray for those put in harm's way, however.
That's my point exactly--that's it is at least possible to support the troops even if you disagree with the mission.
Disagreeing with the current war is tantamount to not supporting the military, since most of the military AGREES with the current war.
BTW - the Commander-In-Chief is part of the military, also. He's The Big Toe. Not supporting The Big Toe is also not supporting the military.
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