If you missed this Mark Steyn column, you can read it now. A taste:
Theyre not children in Iraq; theyre grown-ups who made their own decision to join the military. That seems to be difficult for the left to grasp. Ever since Americas all-adult, all-volunteer army went into Iraq, the anti-war crowd have made a sustained effort to characterize them as "children." If a 13-year-old wants to have an abortion, thats her decision and her parents shouldnt get a look-in. If a 21-year-old wants to drop to the broadloom in Bill Clintons Oval Office, shes a grown woman and free to do what she wants. But, if a 22- or 25- or 37-year-old is serving his country overseas, hes a wee "child" who isnt really old enough to know what hes doing.
Read the whole thing.