Where are the 20,000 troops coming from? The obvious answer is force protection, the policy that gives lie to the logic behind Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Pursue, among other things. Scheduled to rotate home from Iraq? Think again.
Not wanting to appear unpatriotic -- after all, tonight Shrub is scheduled to re-re-reiterate the proposal that has been trial ballooned to deflation, I offer Bill Prendergast's actual conversation with the U.S. Army's robo-recruiter, Sergeant Star, regarding Army Recruiting: Draft of the Dead.
Note to Bil: The blog could use a new category called 'I Couldn't Make This S*** Up If I Tried'.