Frank Bruni: Choosing a college hits crossroads
Frank Bruni, New York Times
Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013 12:00 am
In the feverish debate about a strike against Syria, there was a phrase that rankled, a shorthand that shortchanged the potential consequences and costs of military engagement.
“Boots on the ground.” It’s what the Obama administration told us we needn’t worry about. It’s what lawmakers and pundits said voters could never abide.
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