Inconsistent chatter from a Sacramento-based 'Sconi attorney.

Monday, May 30, 2005

What Memorial Day Means

Memorial Day is about honoring the sacrifice of those who gave up their lives fighting in the name of the United States. It is about the living honoring the dead, recognizing their passing and reaffirming our memory and appreciation for what they did. It is about the troops, the grunts, the front-line soliders who left home and did not return. Memorial Day is not a time to separate out which of the dead served and died for good reasons or bad; to second-guess which decisions to declare war, launch a campaign or charge a hill were justified or not; or to test your ability to invent a populist voice to make cheap shots against an Administration you despise. I'm sure there are good times for that, but Memorial Day isn't one of them.

I could not have said it better, Orin Kerr.

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