Wednesday, March 19, 2008
The Freeway Blogger has more of these (via Skippy).
As we discussed in "The Poetry of War," our "Deciders" do not understand sacrifice. As Garry Trudeau put it, they believe we must "stay the course. We cannot dishonor the upcoming sacrifice of those who have yet to die." Death is a tragedy, but an unnecessary death is an atrocity. Stop loss, indeed.
(This week marks the fifth anniversary of the United States' invasion of Iraq. This post is for the Iraq War Blogswarm and as part of a ongoing Series on War. Cross-posted at The Blue Herald.)