My favorite thing after a video goes viral is the aftermath. I love watching people either trying to ride this crazy train for all it’s worth (and beyond) to become full-fledged YouTube stars, or getting busted because they slacked off on “company time” to film their video. It will be interesting to see what becomes of these Swiss Marines stationed in Afghanistan. Does the Swiss military brass have a sense of humor? Or will these guys all end up on “latrine duty” as an embarrassed Swiss national issues mea culpas about how they’ve shamed the Swiss people with their flamboyance and zest for camp.
Time will tell.
Here are some other militaries “in action”: