With Power Comes Responsibility and Accountability to the American People
Well, it seems that Operation Yellow Elephant has failed.
Although we sought to restore credibility to our governing party by encouraging our President's strongest supporters (healthy heterosexuals 41 and under) to Support President Bush and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld by contacting military recruiters to Be A Man! Enlist! and fight - to WIN - the Global War on Terrorism, they had "other priorities."
Thanks to the Yellow Elephants, the loyal opposition takes control of both Houses of Congress on January 3, 2007. With divided government comes shared responsibility to do the right thing for the American people. The Yellow Elephants ignored their national leadership responsibity to set a good example for the rest of us, and the American people took note.
We'll leave it to our newly elected national leaders to figure out the best way forward. And we also encourage all real Americans (healthy heterosexuals 41 and under) to Save America by at least considering volunteering for military service. And everyone else (not personally eligible to serve) to help out where they can, including by encouraging their eligible relatives and friends, their circles of influence, to consider serving.
An excellent first step for our national leaders is to get rid of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" to allow non-heterosexual Americans to serve in our military.
I've already volunteered - again - to serve in Iraq in my current capacity, in any way they can use me. Maybe they can, this time.
The American people have done the right thing. Now it's our turn.