All Americans should serve in armed forces (Adam Hart guest column)

Adam Hart

Maybe the best time to write your dilettante Daily column doesn’t come right after you’ve finished your first bottle of Mad Dog 20/20 blue raspberry. I do, however, think that I need to demonstrate to people, especially you fantastic and wonderful Northwestern students, that there are reasons why people make the decisions that they do. There are reasons why people feel accountable to the way that they brandish the power (euphemistically, responsibility). There are also reasons that people don’t feel accountable.

My favorite question in light of the recent election was Bush’s foreign policy argument: "Would you volunteer to fight in Iraq?" No, I would not volunteer — I would not even consider volunteering. But I do have another question to ask. Why do these soberingly na