Monday, September 27, 2004

 

Reinstate the draft?

Although I have thought this to be a bit far-fetched until now, I increasingly believe that a Bush-Cheney victory would make this much more likely. The guard is missing its recruiting goals, the situation in Iraq is worsening, and given the neo-conservative "black-is-white" outlook on the world, there is some reason to believe that the Administration would calculate that the problem in the the Middle East is that there is not enough unilateral military confrontation.

For anyone starting to feel a little uneasy about the possibilities of a draft, several blogs are tracking this issue. See, for example, BushDraft.com.

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