Edit: This is one of the reasons I find this young man’s death obscene. As is so obvious to me, particularly with this military action, the reticence of those who supported our role in wrongly invading Iraq under false pretenses and perpetuated our role in the destruction of Iraq, who encourage it, who finance it, who promote it – are NOT doing a thing to fight it, physically nor have any intention of having their family actually fight, is just downright cowardly.
Romney: And one of the ways my sons are showing support for our nation is helping me get elected because they think I’d be a great president.’
Yeah, right up there with Cheney’s 5 deferments ‘because I had other priorities’ during the Vietnam War era when I served. And, Romney’s own because he was on a mission for the LDS church.
I think ‘Northwest Progressive‘ gets it.
Nick Gummersall, Pocatello, was killed outside of Baghdad on Monday. He was on his “fourth tour in Iraq and scheduled to return home next month.” Fourth fucking tour! Since the beginning of the Iraq invasion, Nick is the 28th soldier from Idaho to die.
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