The Flat Daddy, the National Guard’s idea of a replacement for the actual daddy:
I kid you not. The Boston Globe had this a couple of days ago — "Flat Daddy cutouts ease longing" reads the sub-head:
I dunno. I guess if the families are getting some solace out of it, whatever. But it just seems so damn sad that things are so bad that people are actually thrilled to have cardboard replicas of their family members.
First noticed via BoingBoing.