Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Extreme, but he has a point

The New York Crank: Necessary and urgent, but political poison: Why the United States needs to restore the draft

One of the great things about fourth year is being able to read and write non-medical stuff. In the former of those categories fell this blog, whose author has an excellent point. One I can't agree to without caveat, but something worth considering.

1 comment:

Steve Hayes said...

One point not mentioned, but worth considering, is that a conscript army is less likely to follow a colonel who wants to stage a coup, whereas career soldiers might think their career depends on it.