You Might Think This Would Give the Rah-Rah Warmongers Pause

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This year, more soldiers, seamen, airmen and Marines died by their own hand than died in battle. Suicide was the No. 1 cause of death for U.S. troops.”

Expecting xenophobic nationalists to care when the American military murders little brown people who jabber incomprehensibly and eat weird stuff is a bit much, I suppose. But as these armchair mass-murderers profess to love and revere Our Troops, wouldn’t you think the claim above might rouse their long-buried pacifism?

Yo, Joe Nationalist: end the wars. Not because they are an assault on decency, humanity and freedom as they kill and maim, but because they destroy the warriors you cherish, too.

12:28 pm on December 11, 2012