Columnist Richard Reeves is only the latest of the "liberal" class to reintroduce the canard that a reinstated draft would restore our egalitarian, democratic society. As a mother of sons (and daughters) that might be eligible for a draft were there one reinstated, I am appalled, and disagree vehemently. History is rife with regimes and empires that drafted its citizens to kill and die for king or state--peace is not achieved by fattening the ranks of the military. Some points:
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