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I’d never seen this mentioned before, but a Marine lt. col. mentioned that in Iraq, some British troops had t-shirts that had a Union Jack with an arrow toward the Stars and Stripes saying, "I’m with stupid."

via Flickr/Eric Harrison
via Flickr/Eric Harrison

I’d never seen this mentioned before, but a Marine lt. col. mentioned that in Iraq, some British troops had t-shirts that had a Union Jack with an arrow toward the Stars and Stripes saying, "I’m with stupid."

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 ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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