Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) has tirelessly promoted his discovery that Iraq is less dangerous than downtown Washington, DC. There are plenty of holes in his logic—like using the entire nation of Iraq for comparison, when the Kurdish and Shi'ite areas are mostly calm—but in an appearance on Fox's "Your World with Neil Cavuto," I think King finally sold me.
I think we should always put it in perspective. And—and if I could add, the risk to our soldiers is significant. But they faced far more risk in other wars. … For example, what profession, fishermen—five years as a fisherman is about equivalent to one year in Iraq in uniform, to put that in perspective, Neil.