Guarding DC: It Won’t Work

If you must have a praetorian guard, you need to treat them *better* than the regular soldiers, not worse.

Stately McDaniel Manor

In 1890, Rudyard Kipling wrote “Tommy,” a timeless poem about the realization of soldiers that politicians, despite their rhetoric, despise and use them.  Here’s a portion of that poem, and by all means, take this linkand read the whole thing:

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