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Pointy-haired officers

17 August 2004

I will admit to being a complete ignoramus in military affairs—I couldn’t tell the difference between a brigade and a battalion if my life depended on it—but I can’t see how this is going to do any good for the recruitment of American soldiers.

“Hey, kids, join the Army, where your superior officers will order you cover up what may be a war crime! Not only that, but when the CID starts prosecuting, those officers, the guys who tell you exactly how you’re supposed to die for your country, will get immunity in exchange for snitching on you!”