Chris Hayes: I'm 'Uncomfortable' Calling Fallen Military 'Heroes'

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    Actually I've never heard of this idiot before, but thats because he on MSNBC

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    Chris Hayes: I'm 'Uncomfortable' Calling Fallen Military 'Heroes' | NewsBusters.org
     
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    Fuck Chris Hayes, whoever he is.
     
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    Here is what he said, from your OP link:

    CHRIS HAYES: Thinking today and observing Memorial Day, that'll be happening tomorrow. Just talked with Lt. Col. Steve Burke [sic, actually Beck], who was a casualty officer with the Marines and had to tell people [inaudible]. Um, I, I, ah, back sorry, um, I think it's interesting because I think it is very difficult to talk about the war dead and the fallen without invoking valor, without invoking the words "heroes." Um, and, ah, ah, why do I feel so comfortable [sic] about the word "hero"? I feel comfortable, ah, uncomfortable, about the word because it seems to me that it is so rhetorically proximate to justifications for more war. Um, and, I don't want to obviously desecrate or disrespect memory of anyone that's fallen, and obviously there are individual circumstances in which there is genuine, tremendous heroism: hail of gunfire, rescuing fellow soldiers and things like that. But it seems to me that we marshal this word in a way that is problematic. But maybe I'm wrong about that.
     
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    Yes.... He is wrong about that. Nothing new really with the hard left, Not good for MSNBC though, the propaganda arm of the Obama administration
     
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    As a veteran, I applaud his right to say that. I get his meaning.
     
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    Truth hurts

     
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    Nothing quite like manufactured outraged based on out-of-context quotes.

    That just screams "truthiness" to me.
     
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    Yes, Chrissy, you are wrong about that.
     
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    Thank God we still have libtards like you to remind us that not everyone can think clearly about much.

    It helps the rest of us realize when we may be tending to slide into insanity.
     
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