Stolen valor videos are an interesting bit of cultural nuance — an often emotional collision between two poles of the millennial generation. It pits those who volunteered to serve in the post-9/11 military — the smallest percentage of war veterans of any generation in American history — against those who, for various vexing reasons, want the accolades for having served with none of the work. By this measure, it's a confrontation between the best of a generation and the worst of it.
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.