back door draft
 n.— «[Arnold] Garcia:&hellip’”The use of the increaseing dependence on the reserve and guard components amounts to, as one of the editorial writers said in a meeting yesterday, a back door draft.”…[Carol] Lin: “That’s interesting. A back door draft. In a sense even though it’s a volunteer army, but these guys didn’t sign up with the idea of spending their Christmas in the desert, I [sic] sure, certainly under these battle conditions.”» —“New Poll Shows Half Of Americans Disapprove Of Bush’s Handling Of Iraq” by Carol Lin CNN Sunday Nov. 9, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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