Sgt. Maj. Buzzkill
- Feb 1, 2008
- Kiel/Wherever, Germany
- '19 BMW M240i
The Senator (Congresswoman? Can't be bothered to look it up) responsible for the botched letter did apologize.the family certainly thought it should atleast get an apology.
That's why I wrote "on a political scale". Politically, a soldier is a government asset. The feelings of family, friends, fellow humans are a different matter.I think some of the comments in this thread regarding the deceased soldier are a little close to the bone. You should remember that he isn't just a statistic, a number, or an expendable Government asset. He was a fellow man, a son, I dare say a husband as well as a father. His family will be understandably devastated by their loss.
Your views on political morality aside, comments such as:
Regardless of context, make my piss itch. Show some respect, and find a way to express your opinion that doesn't take a dump on the memories of thousands, upon millions of people killed in worldwide conflicts.