Wanker of the Day "Minamayer thinks he's justified in questioning Hackett's service because he was a Civil Affairs officer. You know, the guys who, like Hackett, have to go into Fallujah after we bomb the [expletive deleted] out of it and try to make nice with the local population. Surely not a dangerous or important job."Atrios continues the disparagement by quoting a statement from Eric Minamayer's web site: "I fought the war on terrorism and now I will fight for you in Washington." Atrios responds
"Minamayer in combat? Nope."I would like to ask, Mr. Atrios, just how many Navy captains he can name who served in combat during the War on Terror? When liberals try to discuss the military, they cannot help but display their illegal alien status. Truth be know, there likely are more senior Naval officers who served in combat in the Middle East during this war, then there are liberals who served.
How appropriate, that the same group of people who want to steal the valor of those who deservedly win Purple Hearts, would ridicule a Marine's and a senior ranking naval officer's service in a war zone. It would be absolutely useless and a waste of valuable time to even attempt to explain it all to them, as their minds are closed; sealed shut with the impenetrable cement of ignorance.
Wizbang has more information on this story. Linked at Outside the Beltway's 'Beltway Traffic Jam' and Mudville Gazette's 'Hessians on the Rampage'.