Originally Posted by frostlich
Mixed thoughts on this.
The draft dodgers, evaders, deferrers, etc. ended up getting some sweet deals after many others sacrificed for Vietnam. I suspect a future draft would afford similar escape routes for those ones "fortunate" enough to have the resources.
If you bring the draft talk to the table I think you need to bring compulsory service to the discussion as well.
Compulsory is fine. But plenty of people of privilege fought in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Many volunteeered.
There will always be some who evade - legally or not. Hey, Joe Namath evaded - semi legally.