Bending the Third Rail
Because We Should, We Can, We Do
Friday, July 14, 2006
Morally Waivering
It's been widely speculated that the quality of our troops has been taking a hit as the Pentagon is pressed to take anyone into the military.

What some proof?
A frontpage NYT piece profiles the GI now accused of raping an Iraqi girl and killing her along with her family. He was a high-school dropout with three misdemeanors and was accepted into the Army just as the military, desperate for recruits, began issuing more "moral waivers."