Here's something that some of you may find interesting. It's a series from the Superman newspaper comic strip, which ran shortly after the United States of America entered World War Two.
The storyline in Superman went something like this. Clark Kent tried to join the US army, but he was so excited about fighting in the war that he really wasn't paying attention to what was going on. As a result, when he was told to read an eye chart, he accidentally used his x-ray vision and read the eye chart in the next room. The eye test man concluded that Clark was nearly blind, and they kicked him out of the army recruitment base.
Poor Superman, getting rejected by the US Army by accident. In any case, he decided that if he couldn't fight with the army, he would do the next best thing. That's when he paid this visit to the US Congress: