GOP Hawks Sow Fear to Defend Military Spending

In comments which will one day be the centerpiece of a dictionary definition of “false dichotomy,” a number of Republican lawmakers are trying to kill off all talk of serious military spending cuts by insisting that the only alternative to this would be a military draft. As usual the rhetoric seems to be working and there appears to be little stomach left in the “supercommittee” for touching a military budget which is simultaneously the largest in the history of all mankind and, to hear lobbyists talk, “already cut to the bone.”

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