This sketch rivals Blackadder Goes Forth in capturing the absurdity of war in a poignant way. The best use of comedy.

Today is ANZAC Day - Australia's day of commemoration. When I was a kid it was a sombre affair, but over the last thirty years it has gone in a nationalist, chest-beating direction. I love football, but despise how it is marketed around war this week.

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