Jesse Jackson must realize that his race war schtick is getting pretty old, because he seems to have added class warfare to his repertoire.
“Our 21-year-old children join the military to avoid unemployment,” Jackson said, “and until the rich have serve with the poor in the military, that’s why I’m for the draft, because I think we must share the burden of war. So long as only the poor go to war it’s academic, but when Harvard and Yale has to go to war they figure out a way to end it.”
Only the poor go to war? Liberals just can’t make the argument that the rich don’t serve and also define the rich as family income over $75,000.
And don’t look now, Jesse, but John McCain’s son is in the military. So was Sarah Palin’s. Pat Tillman left the NFL, enlisted and got killed in Afghanistan. And they all qualify as rich by liberal standards.
Oh, wait. We don’t have a draft, do we? All those damn rich kids enlisted.