The trouble is, they gloss over the blood and guts that have stained the uniform of this 'homegrown fighting force' that the Bush Administration called into Iraq. It presents a truly deceptive and distorted view of the realities of joining this military outfit. But then, it wouldn't be very appealing if it showed heads blown off and amputees at Walter Reed.
A letter to the editor of The Blade this morning speaks to this same issue. The writer says,