Leaving College, Going to War
How people in my generation responded to the draft would subsequently seem like an X-ray into their character. Take the baby boomers who, like Mr. Trump, became the nation's leaders: Bill Clinton equivocated enough to avoid service. George W. Bush served in the National Guard. Al Gore became an Army enlisted man in Vietnam. John Kerry was a naval officer in Vietnam. Dick Cheney, explaining his multiple deferments, said he "had other priorities."