Art imitates life
Remember Jack in A Few Good Men?
And my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, saves lives. You don't want the truth because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that wall, you need me on that wall.
Here's Mitchell Cain, USMC:
“I live in liberal Washington,” he said, where neighbors, and especially dates, are often aghast at what he does for a living. “So when people ask me what I teach in the Marine Corps, I just tell them ‘Battlefield Survival Statistics.’”
“The liberal part of our population — God bless ‘em — they want the job done. They just don’t want to know how it’s done.”