Pejorative name for someone who has taken action to evade the draft
In the United States
during the sixties
, many eligible citizens (that is, young males) schemed to avoid service in Vietnam
. They did this because they thought the war sucked, or objected to it on moral grounds, or just didn't want to go.
Famous Hawkish Guys Who Did Not Dodge The Draft
include Dan Quayle
, who heroically got a note from his dad that said he did not have to get his balls blown off in the war but could join the national guard instead, and George W. Bush
Jr., who heroically got a note from his dad that said he was nursing a perforated septum but would join the national guard, and Pat Buchanan
who had an ouchie on his knee all during the war but is better now thank you.