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    Most democratic cultures around the world tend to elect people from non-military backgrounds to high office. The unthinking militarism of the US is actually quite rare elsewhere; perhaps it is that US citizens are steeped in flag-worship and loyalty oath indoctrination in schools that they uncritically worship their military servicemen and wish to see them rule their lives as their elected representatives.

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