Thursday, August 16, 2007

Dragged into Iraq by a war-hungry clique of military innocents

"From time to time someone says in the Telegraph that we should bring back national service to stiffen the unruly younger generation. Much more to the point would be if no MP were allowed to vote for any war who had not first carried a rifle and, better still, heard the proverbial shot fired in anger. It would concentrate their minds." —Geoffrey Wheatcroft