Friday, April 01, 2005

"Freedom Legion," or something else?

Over on the LRC blog, Laurence Vance notes the proposal of crazed neocon Max "More Americans Need to Die in War" Boot to solve the military's recruitment woes by establish a "Freedom Legion."

Writes Boot in the L.A. Times:
"And rather than fighting for U.S. security writ small — the way the Foreign Legion fights for the glory of France — it would have as its mission defending and advancing freedom across the world."

Hmmm... a military arm composed of foreigners fighting on the side of an empire bent on world domination, practicing wanton aggression and claiming it's saving the world from a totalitarian ideology. Sounds remarkably like the Waffen-SS.

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