Thursday, July 07, 2005

Moral Cowards In Hiding

Unlike the soldiers at Ft. Bragg, neither
President Bush, Ms. Albright, nor other armchair
war-supporters, will be the ones who will pay the
“price” of such vicious behavior. These are the
people who remain at home, safe from the death
and dismemberment of battle, able to cheer on the
sacrifices of others, and to continue the spread
of their own moral leprosy. They will not stand
by your children – as you would as a loving
parent – but behind them, out of the line of
fire, both for their own safety and as a
convenient hiding place. But of one thing you can
be assured: like their fellow Americans, they
will be content to hide their moral and
intellectual bankruptcy behind such phrases as
“support the troops.”

Full essay.