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Leaving Again

Sat Jun 09, 2007 at 12:03:13 PM PDT

I am getting ready for my third flight leaving for Iraq.  As I sit here in DFW international airport and wait to return from leave, I am struck by the willful ignorance of those who support this war.  These men and women, generally meaning the best, choose to ignore and discard any negative news coming from Iraq as biased against anything from the military, the war, or the President.  They ask wat we think about the war, never expecting for a second that our answers might not be filled with glowing praise for the effort.  None of them want to hear that the surge is a mistake.  None of them want to hear that, even if less Americans die in Iraq each year then in car accidents it still doesn’t justify the deaths.  And they certainly don’t want to hear about the innumerable Iraqi deaths that have made this war such a great tragedy.

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