But don't question his patriotism.
It's common knowledge that restricting bloodflow to the brain severely inhibits cognitive function. That's what makes having a cranial-rectal inversion so dangerous. Once it's been up there a while, your find your decreased state of awareness normal and it's only when someone brings it to your attention, can you right this burdensome condition.
Slowly succumbing to the effects of oxygen depletion is Rep. John Murtha, who must have worn out his Marine welcome by now:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. John Murtha, a key Democratic voice who favors pulling U.S. troops from Iraq, said in remarks airing on Monday that he would not join the U.S. military today.It's still unclear if Rep. Murtha wouldn't enlist because of the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, or whether it's because Metamucil and Depends aren't standard issue.
A decorated Vietnam combat veteran who retired as a colonel after 37 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, Murtha told ABC News' "Nightline" program that Iraq "absolutely" was a wrong war for President George W. Bush to have launched.
"Would you join (the military) today?," he was asked in an interview taped on Friday.
"No," replied Murtha of Pennsylvania, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives subcommittee that oversees defense spending and one of his party's leading spokesmen on military issues.
Wait, did I write that before?