Sunday, June 21, 2009

"Hipster" joins army

Is legit the title of a Huffington Post article about an underground journalist and photographer who joined the marines just for the ultimate ironicosity of joining. The article is filled with mildly racist douchey quotes of his opinions on the other soldiers, the war, and why he joined. Skim and judge at your leisure.

Hipster Joins Marines, Wins Purple Heart In Ultimate Act Of Irony

Cohen noted that it was at this point he realized that while he had "really dug" the "protest scene" back "in the beginning" when American military operations in Iraq began in 2003, rallies had since become overcrowded, and opposition to the war had been absorbed into the mainstream. "The war had become totally passé."

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