Spirit of America
Billmon has a post up today that considers the likelihood of bringing back the draft. One line that made me laugh out loud:
If it isn't something that can be flown from the antenna of an SUV, I don't think most Americans are very interested.
That captures not only the patriotism—as intended in context— but also the thoughfulness of our modern-day citizenry.
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