The Beautiful Awful of Grief and Loss
Benjamin Sledge

Not one single thought in there for the people of Iraq — the people you were there to kill, and did no doubt in profusion.

You all volunteered to go off to invade a foreign country that had never offered you or any American any harm — and the result was hundreds of thousands dead, their infrastructure in tatters, the birth of Isis, and incidentally a couple of trillion dollars wasted.

This article doesn’t even mention anything like this. It makes it appear as if you never once contemplated the moral consequences of participating in a great war crime.

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