Where are the Republican Rangers and Pioneers?
Well, the New York Times has published another article on a Real American going to Iraq. Here's the previous article from June 2004, when she first enlisted. The earlier article mentioned other potential enlistment prospects, but there's no update on them.
Conspicuous in its absence from the articles is anything about our national leadership. These families clearly haven't raised or contributed significant sums to our governing party; otherwise, the articles would have said so.
Operation Yellow Elephant salutes these brave soldiers and their families. We also thank the potential recruits interviewed for Stepping Forward. We wish them all the best.
But that's not enough. Where are Our Leaders? Where are their eligible relatives and friends?
Why haven't they Signed Up? Why won't they Lead?
More to the point, Why Should We Follow Them?