If you ever served in the military, chances are you’ve played the veteran card at least once. Maybe it was to get out of a speeding ticket, or to get a free drink at the bar, or, if you’re Missouri Democrat Jason Kander, to increase your chances of being elected to the United States senate.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.