Somehow guys got in in their minds that making fun of the military is edgy and cool.
When I posted about a fat feminist troll’s disrespectful conduct at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, the usual roaches and rats came out to inform us that soldiers do not fight for our freedom in Iraq.
That critique, such as it is, misses the point.
Through tedium, boredom, and pain, soldiers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier work 24 hour long shifts. They march for hours at a time in uncomfortable uniforms, all hours of the night and in all weather conditions. They inspect their uniforms dozens of times each day, demanding nothing less than perfection.
These men who exercise self-discipline, self-control, and mastery of one’s self.
How could anyone hate on that expression of the male ideal?
When is the last time you did anything hard? When have you exercised any self-restraint? When have you endured pain?
Hating on the military is neither cool nor edgy. It’s pathetic and insecure. It’s exactly what we’d expect of Lindsey Stone and feminized American men.
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