On Thursday, the Defense Department said that in order to blend in, special-operation forces often don the insignia of forces they accompany. On Friday, after Turkey complained, a spokesman called the action “unauthorized and inappropriate.”
According to a poll from Insure.com, women ranked “mail trucks” dead last when asked to evaluate the kind of vehicle attractive men drive.
Pickup trucks, sports cars and SUVs were the most popular options among the ladies, collectively accounting for three-quarters of the response. Mail trucks came in at just 1 percent.
Many Republicans in Congress have pushed for privatization of postal operations, and apparently, many women agree; UPS trucks came in two spots ahead of their Postal Service counterparts in the driver hotness rankings.
Insure.com polled 2,000 licensed drivers age 18 and over for the survey.
Eric Katz joined Government Executive in the summer of 2012 after graduating from The George Washington University, where he studied journalism and political science. He has written for his college newspaper and an online political news website and worked in a public affairs office for the Navy’s Military Sealift Command. Most recently, he worked for Financial Times, where he reported on national politics.
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