Friday, May 06, 2011

US Navy SEALS vs. NDP MPs

A Sea-Air-Land (SEAL) team member carries his ...                                          Image via Wikipedia
US Navy SEALS (motto: "pain is weakness leaving your body") get about $55,000 a year* . To become a SEAL, you have to survive gruelling, gruelling tests that amount to near-death experiences. The new NDP MPs (motto: "no pain, all gain") get around $165,000 to start, plus perqs. To become an NDP MP you have to be able to get to Vegas and back via commercial airlines and live to not tell about it.

Would it be unkind to suggest something is wrong here?

* source: Mark Steyn, here.
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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

And to point out some of those near death experience training includes water boarding does it not?Maybe im wrong though

RkBall said...

Apparently it does.

"... nothing intellectually compelling or challenging.. bald assertions coupled to superstition... woefully pathetic"