Friday, August 12, 2005

Skin deep

It's becoming increasingly clear that flag-waving America-shouting folks often show a different side when it comes to the idea of making any sacrifice themselves for their country or its undertakings.
"Military service isn't for our son. It isn't for our kind of people," she told him.
Well, I guess you've made yourself pretty clear *now*.

(via Armando and Atrios)

Update: Pilecki at the Huffington Post was a bit struck by this same quote.

Update 2:
and Tom Tomorrow, an emailer is even more eloquent.

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