Very Very Happy has a number of posts worth reading, including thoughts on the peace movement’s real “worst nightmare”:
As I watched a ten second clip on MSNBC of the middle aged father of one of the marines who was killed today holding up a photograph, choking back tears and asking the President to take a good look at the picture “of my only son,” all the furious words in my head stopped, as did the accusations against people who mock those who did not want war.
Nothing I can say can be even half as effective a condemnation of Reynolds’ attitude which is by no means unique to him; if it were, it would not matter as hearing a grown man’s voice crack when he talks about his dead son.
I don’t even care about pro-war and anti-war right now. Tonight, can we all just have the honor and basic decency to admit that that man who I saw on the news tonight was every American’s worst nightmare?
Here’s the story.