Remember the photo created in response by a grinning group?
Now it's Stephen King who demonstrates the same incomprehension, saying if you can't read, you have to Iraq.
Do the elites and elitist wannabes subscribe to a service or something? They might bother doing a little fact checking:
In summary, the additional years of recruit data (2004–2005) support the previous finding that U.S. military recruits are more similar than dissimilar to the American youth population. The slight differences are that wartime U.S. military enlistees are better educated, wealthier, and more rural on average than their civilian peers. [Emphasis mine]