TV Screenshots capture the horrors of wars entering the living rooms in between school, work and meals.
Pictures that make war a banal metaphor and a literary and rhetorical trope.
In political usage, war metaphors are used to manage a perceived societal problem,
with the concept taking the place of an individual or state enemy in true war.
In their comfort zone the public can easily watch villages being destroyed,
children burning to death, and body bags being sent home. Let us entertain you.
Nevertheless "In debating social policy through the language of war, we often forget the moral reality of war." − James Childress.