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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Tuesday, October 08, 2002 Protests &c: The New York Sun describes the true colors of many at the latest "peace" rally in Central Park.
Reliable reporting of this sort is becoming a lost art at the New York Times, the Weekly Standard's David Tell writes in a withering account of the Times' latest cooked poll on Iraq.
Meantime, this report from the Christian Science Monitor suggests patriotism and sacrifice are notions foreign to a remarkable percentage of the MTV Generation:
But just like their Vietnam-era counterparts, today's students are talking about the draft. One Harvard junior, who asked to remain anonymous, has already discussed it with his mom, who's a medical doctor. "If there's a draft, she's going to cut off my pinkie toe so I won't be eligible," he says resolutely. And he's not alone. A poll by Luntz Research found that 37 percent of college students would try to evade a draft – and another 19 percent would serve only if they were stationed inside the US.