Marines Urinating on Taliban Corpses [Video]
You may have heard this story by now. If not all the details are here. A video circulating showing U.S. marines standing around the dead bodies of Taliban insurgents and urinating on them.
Is the military truly 'shocked and awed' by this or is it just something they HAVE to say? Condemnation letters from The Council on Islamic-American Relations being sent, press conferences being called, full investigations being promised.
What's the big fear here? That it could possibly stir up Muslim hatred for us? Are you serious? Until now it's been so peaceful, right?
From Marine headquarters: "not consistent with our core values", "not indicative of the character of the Marines".
You ask a man to serve his country, you put him in the middle of such chaotic atrocities as to almost guarantee psychological damage, you taught him how to kill, then call him a hero when he does (which I don't disagree with mind you), but then you promise investigations and look to nail them to the wall when they do this?
In the words of Col. Jessup in A Few Good Men, "I would rather you just said thank you and went on your way."