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<<Not relevant to Trump's performance as President. Neither was Clinton's efforts to avoid the draft ----or mine.

Yes, I never consider anyone's character or past performance when hiring for an important job.>>

Is that so? So you thought Hillary was unqualified to be President because she used her sex to avoid the draft an military service while he husband was doing his own dance to avoid being drafted?

I thought Hillary was qualified, based on her experience and character. She was certainly more qualified than Trump. But she was a weak candidate. This time around I'd prefer someone like Elizabeth Warren or Joe. Almost anyone but someone like Trump. He is unstable, not too bright, and driven by all the wrong things. His ideas are wrong headed and simplistic. He's done a lot of damage, and we haven't yet felt the impact.

The simple fact is that the draft was a corrupt system...

The draft, like most any system, was imperfect. But it served the purpose

It was the corrupt nature of the draft which contributed mightily to it being discontinued in 1973. That led directly to much higher pay, benefits and treatment for both officers and enlisted people in order to make the volunteer military work, rather than the slave based system of the draft.

The volunteer military only works when don't have large scale wars, and we circumvent the Constitution by never declaring war on anyone and yet have military misadventures all around the globe.

I agree with you - bring them all home. Decrease the size of our military and the enormous military budget. Put those dollars to use in building a better society that works for everyone. But you have to be willing to actually keep your nose out of other countries' business.
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