Wednesday, February 11, 2004

A Personal Exploration of Service

Over at the Liberal Coalition, I've posted a rather longish, personal exploration of service and commitment and how that colors my opinions of Shrubby's A.W.O.L. conundrum. Here's an excerpt:

All this is to say that someone who goes through such training and who says that they "supported X war" that was happening when they became a pilot would not - under any circumstances - do anything to imperil their flight status and they would do anything they could to put their training to use in a war they believed in.

Does this sound like the current resident at 1600 Pennsylvania? He is on record as saying that he didn't want to "go to Canada or shoot out his eardrum with a shotgun," and yet he can still say with a straight face that he supported the Vietnam War.

Continue reading "Get Me a Flight Surgeon."
After reading the rest of my post, I hope you'll explore some of the other bloggers who are members of the Liberal Coalition: there are some wonderful writers in that blogroll.

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