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Wednesday, August 09, 2017

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough provoked a flurry of criticism online when he argued on Twitter that too few young people serve in the military, and play video games instead. In a tweet on Monday, the Morning Joe host piggybacked off a reader comment on the American Conservative regarding American youth's "degradation into cocoons of social media, mental illness, porn, and disconnection from other people."

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"Young men in the 1940s liberated Europe from Nazism and the Pacific from the Japanese Empire. Today, too many stay home playing video games." https://t.co/e7FTe0O20P -- Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC), August 7, 2017

... Scarborough declined to serve, and voted as a congressman to support the invasion of Iraq, where thousands of young Americans served.

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Isn't this the guy that murdered a woman in Florida and got away with it? And he wants us to send more children off to neocon wars for the MIC instead of letting them enjoy their hobbies at home and live peaceful lives?

#1 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2017-08-09 02:27 AM | Reply

A distinguished vet like Joe would know.

Oh wait...Joe isn't a vet. He stayed at home making cd's for his band.

#3 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2017-08-09 04:36 PM | Reply

Not a fan of Joe. But even a stopped watch is right twice a day.

#4 | Posted by bogey1355 at 2017-08-09 04:59 PM | Reply

Joe is your Typical neo-con "Chicken Hawk".

#5 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2017-08-09 07:26 PM | Reply

A republican that wants to send children to war?! I'm shocked. SHOCKED I tell you! /s

#6 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2017-08-09 07:48 PM | Reply

Good thing Joe has publicly left the Republican Party, so his antics aren't lumped in among us fine folks.

#7 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2017-08-10 01:31 AM | Reply

18 year olds are children? Nobody tell the court system.

#8 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2017-08-10 07:48 AM | Reply

Old guys have no problem prescribing war for younger men.

#9 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2017-08-10 01:15 PM | Reply

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