Email of the Day

A reader writes:

Just making sure I've got this straight:
Involvement in community theater is enough to not just disqualify, but actually remove someone from military service, while a "moral waiver" allows a high-school dropout with a criminal record to enlist in the millitary days after his last arrest.

Look: they may be criminals, but they're not fags. Is there anything else about the military's attitude we don't understand?