Hazing represents the opposite [of discipline]... it is the product of a lack of self-control and laziness.
We see ourselves as upholding a higher standard. We aren't just some overgrown banana republic. We're a "shining city on a hill."
The U.S. has to make hard choices about whether spending that money is worth it. Unfortunately, our approach has been that of the Yankees great Yogi Berra. "When faced with a fork in the road, take both."