Glenn Greenwald Vs. The War Nerd
Yesterday marked a new phase for the military experience of Yours Truly: I engaged the enemy on Twitter. Yep, like the Marine Hymn says, once they update it, “We will fight our country’s ba-aaaattles, on the land and on the sea—and Twitter.” The whole chirpy world of Twitter is new to me, but it wasn’t as hard to learn as I’d expected. Turns out it’s mostly playground stuff: bragging, dropping cool names, trashing the uncool, and other kinds of primate noisemaking. A chimp could do it—well, you’d need a bigger keyboard for the fingers.
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