stated the thing he misses most about no
longer being Commander-in-Chief is interaction
with U.S. troops. That seems a little general,
so we decided to help him be more specific.
9> Getting to browse through all those hot, top secret pics of
naked Abu Ghraib prisoners.
8> Being able to move troops around the world like checkers on a
checkerboard. That was so cool.
7> The heart-pounding action of serving on the front lines (yes,
he certainly missed that).
6> All those shiny things on the officers’ shoulders, and all
those stripy things on the enlisteds’ sleeves.
5> They always helped him out with clock times after twelve
4> Unlike some of the fellers who go out shootin’ in Texas (not
to name names, Cheney), military types know how to aim a
3> All those neato challenge coins he used to get. (“Oooh,
2> The ripple of uncomfortable glances among the Joint Chiefs
whenever he said “nucular.”
around the White House (although using a real football
probably would have been more fun).
Selected from 31 submissions from 9 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:
Kevin Dopart, Washington, DC — 1, 4, Banner tag (32nd #1!)
Larry Hollister, Concord, CA — 2, 9
Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA — 3, 7
Michael Cunningham, Woodridge, IL — 5, 6
Mark Weiss, Austin, TX — 8
Colonel Howie, The Pentagon, VA — Topic
Kilroy, Washington, DC — Graffitist