Joe Stump thinks we’re going to invade Iran (which is something I consider plausible, though not necessarily likely), and he asserts that to do so the draft will be reinstated.
I guess Sean and AJ are too old to be drafted, which is good. But Ben’s only turning 24 this month.
I wonder if any of them would jump to sign up for the military if they thought they were needed. I wonder what the situation would have to be for them to feel that they were needed.
The whole idea of a draft makes me uncomfortable. If we really need soldiers, I’d like to think that the men in my life would step up. Of course, I don’t want them to go at all.
I hope Stump’s wrong. Really, I just hope we can resolve the situation with Iran (and others) diplomatically, and concentrate on the terrorists.