"We have a volunteer military and they have to advertise for recruits somewhere. …. Do you think they should advertise at the philharmonic? Or maybe you think they should advertise at the ballet. We could surely get some burly, mean paratroopers if we advertised at the ballet."
Rep. Bill Posey (R-Fla.) defending military sponsorship of sporting events for recruiting purposes. (via officialssay)
That’s how Republicans talk. And they think it’s okay to talk that way, because no one ever calls them out on it. Here’s his contact info…you know…just in case you’d like to say something to him.