The Heroes You Should Know
Friday Cat Blog- What Nerve Edition

"They didn't want to talk to us."

John G. sends this article by Mona Charen who speaks to a Marine Sergeant about the press.  This pretty much sums up what I've heard from friends over the last year:

...One Marine, Sgt. Todd Bowers, who did two tours in Iraq, described the attitude of many press types. "They didn't want to talk to us." Why? I asked. "Because we were gung-ho for the mission." Bowers, who was saved from grievous injury when a bullet lodged in the sight of his rifle (a sight his father had purchased for him), is chary about the press...

Be sure to read the whole thing.