Democrats = patriots, republicans = war mongers

My flamebait title aside, the article is very illuminating. Basically, a lot of prominent warmongers in Congress and the current administration never had to fight in one…and the people who did have to serve are often a bit more…restrained:

Jack Kemp, Dole’s running mate in 1996, was unfit because of a knee injury, though he heroically continued as a National Football League quarterback for another eight years; Pat Buchanan had arthritis in his knees, though he soon became an avid jogger.

How the warhawks evaded military service