Tag Archive for Support the Troops

Leadership and Respect

Early on Thursday morning, President Barack Obama demonstrated leadership and respect for the troops under his command when he solemnly greeted the arriving caskets of fallen soldiers from Afghanistan. Something former President George W. Bush never had the decency to do.

Support the Troops?

Ever since the invasion of Iraq we’ve seen a bumper crop of those yellow ribbon magnets slapped on cars. You know the ones; they say “Support Our Troops.” I still haven’t figured out whether they are a proud proclamation or a command. I guess I’ll never learn the answer to that. Of course, the implication…