No, Mr. President, there’s nothing romantic about being sent on an important mission and not being given the tools to accomplish it.

WASHINGTON – Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) expressed shock that the President believes the war is “romantic” and “exciting.”

“I didn’t feel like there was anything romantic in not seeing my daughter grow up, in watching Afghan children starve to death, in explaining repeated deployment extensions to my soldiers, in explaining to Afghans that we were there to keep them safe – while knowing that we would never have enough troops to actually do so. No, Mr. President, there’s nothing romantic about being sent on an important mission and not being given the tools to accomplish it.”


-JIM MORIN, OEF VETERAN (2003, ARMY)

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Published in: on March 15, 2008 at 12:57 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. I can’t help but thinking this vet should be saying the same thing to McCain who wants to keep this madness going on for decades.


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