That 5-tour NCO North interviewed has it exactly right. There's one thing he doesn't know. The vast majority of older Americans from age 70 to 100 and the others from 60 to 70 appreciate and love what the warriors are doing, even if the politicians don't---especially the Democrat politicians. But it was ever thus, except during World War II (which I remember as clear as a bell!), when even FDR relaxed his socialism to the degree he loved and respected the troops. It was the country he disliked.