Time to pull the curtain on memorial industry

By Jack Waterford
Updated December 12 2018 - 4:11pm, first published November 3 2018 - 12:00am

A fairly safe rule of public life is that the more flag lapels one wears, and the more one speaks of love of country or national greatness, the less likely the person has served in the nation's armed forces and put himself in harm's way, least of all in a time of national need.