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Opinion

JOANNA WEISS

Does ‘Stars Earn Stripes’ glorify war?

Here’s what I learned watching TV this month: Todd Palin can speak, and he’s an excellent shot, presumably from killing so many moose over the years. On the NBC reality contest “Stars Earn Stripes,” he quickly earns the nickname “Rambo.”

“Next time I go to war,” one actual military operative says admiringly, “I want Todd Palin on my side.”

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