America's Army Backlash

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (thanks GamePolitics) reports on Iraq war backlash directed towards the America's Army game, which has drawn the ire of a group called Iraq Veterans Against the War. The report, which is from a couple of weeks ago, describes a scene where 90 members of the group stood in formation in front of a recruiting event shouting "war is not a game" in a protest that lasted a few minutes. From the description, this sounds like a spontaneous event, rather than part of a larger campaign:
They were referring to the large military simulation game set up by Army recruiters at the Missouri Black Expo. The group of veterans, known as Iraq Veterans Against the War, were in St. Louis for their annual meeting this weekend when they decided to stage a brief demonstration at the Expo.
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Simply the only post a person needs to read to understand the situation. He doesn't neccessarily agree with me either. It's just so completely well-worded and intelligent that his is the only one you need to read.
I definitely don't agree with many of the things you said. In fact, I almost made an angry reply to your post. But as I started thinking about it, I thought a cool-headed response would be the most beneficial to other readers. I also realized we agree about mindless followers. I'm actually surprised you were impressed by my post. It's good to know some posters don't take things personally.

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