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Michael Parenti, Superpatriotism, p34
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With the link between militarism and patriotism so firmly fixed, any criticism of the military runs the risk of being condemned as unpatriotic... Thus, critical issues about the mistreatment of enemy prisoners and killing of unarmed civilians, massive budgetary corruption and Pentagon mismanagement, and drug problems in the ranks are ignored or downplayed.