Unformatted text preview: The Iraq War is much different than any war before. While many people have been personally affected by the loss of loved ones in the war, the vast majority of Americans have seen very little impact on their personal lives. There are no victory gardens, no rations, not really any hardships other than gas prices, which are high for multiple reasons. The president has made a few speeches about supporting the troops, and there are bumper stickers to that effect everywhere, but for the most part, bumper stickers are as far as the support goes. During the Iraq War, there have been zero battles on American soil. In Gone With The Wind , the battles are very prominent. There are explosions, makeshift hospitals, huge plains full of dead and dying soldiers, etc. All these war-related things are very close to people ʼ s homes....
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- Spring '07
- Vietnam War, President of the United States, 2003 invasion of Iraq, conversation topic people