What can one man with a digital camera and video editing software do in the YouTube age? Watch the clips and see. The first is Ed Frawley’s highly effective expose of the conditions in his son’s barracks, ‘Tubed a few days (or weeks?) ago and percolating ever since in the appropriate circles, and the second and third are from his interview with CNN this morning, following a contrite phone call from the Army’s vice chief of staff. I always assumed most barracks were spartan, but not to the point of posing actual health hazards. If you believe the sidebar description on the video’s YT page, Fort Bragg’s hardly an isolated case.

Inevitable exit question to our military readers: How common or uncommon is this? “Good things” are only a handicam away…