dreadcow is doing more great writing in Fun with hand grenades. In his 7.12.2006 post he urges his civilian friends to never, never join the military.
He also says it is impossible nonsense to say you support the troops but not the war.
I commented, "As for supporting the troops but not the war, I ask you: If you support the firefighters, do you have to support the fire, and the arsonist?"
The comment had not appeared by 11 AM the next day. Hmm...