A little perspective on the Army recruiting fraud story: I think $100 million is about what the Iraq war, at its height, cost the American taxpayer every 10 hours.
Day after day, week after week, month after month. Year after year. You wanna talk about waste, fraud, and abuse? Start there.
Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at email@example.com.