Protecting your delicate sensibilities

A military contractor has fired Tami Silicio, a Kuwait-based cargo worker whose photograph of flag-draped coffins of fallen U.S. soldiers was published in Sunday’s edition of The Seattle Times.

Silicio was let go yesterday for violating U.S. government and company regulations, said William Silva, president of Maytag Aircraft, the contractor that employed Silicio at Kuwait International Airport.

Story (and photo) here.

Meanwhile, the funny pages are doing more to bring home the true cost of the war than most mainsteam media outlets.