I have journalist friends who are working on being imbedded in Iraq. It's hard. There is a lot of paperwork involved. There are weeks, months, sometimes nearly years of preparation. And this 16 year old just . . . *goes* to Iraq.
I have to wonder what he told his parents. "Hey Mom, Dad- I'll be out a while . . ."
But here's the kicker. Unlike Jonah Goldberg, Ben Shapiro or any of those other chickenhawks, at least he was gonna put his money where his mouth is:
Ms. Atiya said her son is studious, works on the school newspaper and is on the debate team. He is a member of a Republican Party club at school who spends his time reading, rather than socializing, his mother said.
“He thinks girls require too much time, and he has more important things to do. He loves history,” Ms. Atiya said.
Who wants to bet the kid has a book deal in the new year?