DOESN’T THIS BAR SEEM LIKE

DOESN’T THIS BAR SEEM LIKE IT’S SET KINDA LOW?….Atrios points to an article that says that when George Bush applied to the Texas National Guard in 1968 he scored only 25% on the pilot aptitude test, “the lowest acceptable grade.”

You only have to score 25% on an aptitude test to get trained as a jet pilot? That’s about the equivalent of a combined 700 on the SAT, barely enough to get a football player admitted to a local JC. This is kinda scary considering that ? theoretically anyway ? these guys might be flying planes in actual combat.

I wonder what real Air Force pilots think about this?

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