9/11, Afghanistan, and the Next War

Meanwhile, back at home, if we continue to teach our young people that America is fundamentally racist and irredeemably flawed, we will reap exactly what we sow.

Why would any person of intelligence and character put his or her life at risk to defend a country controlled by a leadership class that continually derides or ignores tens of millions of Americans, along with their needs, their convictions, and their concerns?

Here’s a modest proposal: Let our pundits and our political and cultural elites fight the next war.  The rest of us can watch from the sidelines.

9/11, Afghanistan, and the Next War | Joseph Mahoney | First Things

A combat veteran’s complaint.

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