The Oregonian reports today that the Army is breaking all kinds of rules to get folks to actually go to Iraq. Apparently, they've reached the point where old fashioned cajoling, fraud, deceipt, threats, and coercion are not enough. Faking papers and drug tests is yesterday's recruiting tactic.
Today, the Army is seeking out people with autism, at least in Portland. And attacking reporters who break the story.
Which makes me wonder, given Portland's history, is shanghaiing next?