Support our troops - Issuepedia
Cries to "support our troops" or "support the troops" are a common mantra on the USian political right wing; the phrase is seen frequently on bumper-stickers and occasionally is displayed by small businesses in right-leaning areas. In most contexts, the phrase appears to be used an emotional appeal against anti-war advocacy, despite the fact that...
I wanted to say something about how this ties in with "patriotism
", but couldn't quite work out the connection... maybe "patriotism culture" is a thing?
Also, some photos of actual "support our troops" stickers/signs would be good. I'm sure I'll have the opportunity next time we drive to the beach.
Incidentally, I'm thinking maybe I should make a Patreon for Issuepedia... or is there a way to use Hubzilla's "premium content" feature to work that way, where I can flag articles as "supported content"? Does Patreon have an API?