War Is Fun! Especially When You Can Make Money Off It!

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Abby Zimet

Moving ever further to render war in this culture akin to sport and game and entertainment, NBC has come up with an amoral whopper of a "reality" show: Stars Earn Stripes, wherein a "star-studded cast" - with the likes of Todd Palin - will act out military missions, "from helicopter drops into water to long-range weapons fire," paired with real live soldiers. A campaign to protest war as bloodless sport by Just Foreign Policy and RootsAction.org here.
 

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