Saturday, July 16, 2005

Role models

From USAToady via the Operation Yellow Elephant blog:

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There's one more option that might make a difference, particularly among middle and upper-income Americans: Strong and sustained calls to service from the nation's political leaders, up to and including the commander-in-chief.

Last fall, Charles Moskos of Northwestern University, a prominent expert on military manpower, asked a group of recruiters what would most help them: tripling bonuses or enlisting presidential daughter Jenna Bush.

The recruiters' choice was unanimous: Jenna Bush.

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If the First Fluffers aren't soldier material, why doesn't Chimpy at least have them working for the USO?

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