Proponents of the warthog, however, argue that the ageing plane has no equal in supporting troops on the ground.
Thus far, Congress has prevented the service from putting the warthog out to pasture.
The Air Force, the official said, does not “hate” the warthog as many critics have charged.
But out of the long grass shot a warthog, her tail antennae-straight, with piglets scuttling behind.
Further, the Air Force official poured some cold water on the legacy of the warthog—despite its popularity with the ground troops.
As we chatted, her flat-mate arrived with a pitbull the size of a warthog.
And, having killed a jabberwock, and found it fat and nice, he thought he'd eat according to the warthog's sage advice.
One shudders to think of the mental humiliation that is daily experienced by the warthog and the mandrill.