Nor waded he through trenches sopping wet.
This ersatz GI never fought a war
(if we are talking literally) and yet
'He's never known the meaning of a fight’
rage headlines in the papers, there’s a storm
of protest. He is wrong and we are right.
When we pretend, we don’t go to his length.
We all hide our true natures as we play
at soldiers; this guy has the will and strength
whilst wearing his deception on his sleeve