Even though the men and women who serve our nation so bravely are forced betimes to sip from the Cup of Political Correctness, no one can force them to drink deeply - or to swallow. Perhaps this is none so true as in the USMC.
No one can order a heart-felt, shake the walls, pound the table, rock star type welcome.
So, the question here is: Which greeting is for Elvis as he enters the auditorium and which greeting is for Tiny Tim?
The following is a comparison of a Marine Corps welcome for two different Commanders in Chief.
For those of you too young to remember, this is Tiny Tim.
If you're curious, that is the delightful Goldie Hawn escorting Tiny Tim from the stage. It is rumored that she scrubbed herself bloody after that take.