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Soldier Girl Blues

MadMaya Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 5:43 PM
To quote Jeff Goldblum's character as ponders the wisdom of creating Jurassic Park: "Just because we can doesn't mean we should." That sentiment can apply to so many things these days. Wisdom is obsolete.
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 7:12 PM
Wisdom:? That's soooo day-before-yesterday! Get in there and get ee-volved ! !

What if, during the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney had accused President Obama of wanting to let servicewomen serve in combat? After all, Obama had hinted as much in 2008. What would Obama's response have been?

My hunch is that he would have accused Romney of practicing the "politics of division" or some such and denied it.

In any case, wouldn't an open debate have been better than putting women into combat by fiat? You'd think the folks who are always clamoring for a "national conversation" on this, that and the other thing would prefer to make a sweeping change after, you...