May 28, 2012
Liberal TV Host: He's 'Uncomfortable' Calling Fallen Soldiers 'Heroes'
Gee. The last thing we want to do is make MSNBC's Chris Hayes "uncomfortable." After all, only the rich should be made "uncomfortable" according to the left. "Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable" is the liberal journalists' battle cry. That said, you have to be afflicted with some mental disease to have said this: 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...(Read Full Post)