GUARDSMAN TO QUIT OVER SNOWFLAKES AD

A Scots guardsman, Stephen McWhirter, is set to quit the Army after they used his photograph in a recruitment ad alongside copy that read “Snowflakes – the Army needs you and your compassion”.

McWhirter, who pointed out that “snowflake” was a modern derogatory term for oversensitive young people and that he had been exposed to ridicule since the ad appeared.

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