Uh oh! Here comes the ‘D’ word

    For the length of the Iraq war, President George W. Bush has claimed reinstating the military draft was “not an option” and that a draft “will not be considered.”

    List most claims by this most duplicitous of Presidents, things have changed.

    With no end of the war in sight and Bush’s promise this week to stay as long as it takes to establish a stable democratic government in Iraq (which would be never), the military is running out of a few good men…and women.

    So now Bush’s military adviser says a draft is worth considering.

    Bush war adviser: Draft worth a lookFrequent tours for U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan have stressed the all-volunteer force and made it worth considering a …

    [USA Today Washington News]

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