"Support the Troops"

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    What exactly does this mean? Anyone?
     
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    It's similar to "Do you support you local football team." Do you want them to win or quit at halftime and go home. The difference is that they're willingly putting thier live on the line and if the lose, the world loses.
     
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    So if my local football team gang rapes a 14 year old... I have to support that? I guess I would if I 'Support the Team' right?
     
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    I think that, these days, "support the troops" means that you support whatever Bush decides to do with and/or to the troops and you have a yellow ribbon made in china bumper magnet on your SUV.
     
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    so you think it's a vague, evolving definition...?
     
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    I think its current "definition" is nothing short of Orwellian.
     
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    We all know exactly what it means, the real question is, 'Do you support our troops?' I know I do.
     
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    so...you DO have a made in china bumper magnet? good for you!
     
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    Well that shuts me up.
     
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    would that that were true
     

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