September 15, 2007

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While the rest of the country mourns their senseless deaths...

icon Download icon Download Republican proves that "supporting the troops" only goes so far for the Grand Old Party, at least when the troops stray from their warmongering line. ThinkProgress:

Earlier this week, Sgt. Omar Mora and Sgt. Yance Gray, who recently co-wrote a New York Times op-ed critical of the Iraq debate, were killed in a vehicle accident in Western Baghdad. The two fallen soldiers have since been hailed for serving their country and speaking out on Iraq. But one former conservative state Senator in Sgt. Gray's home state of Montana, Dave Rye, has chosen to attack him for the op-ed, claiming he and his fellow soldiers weren't intelligent enough to write it on their own... Read on...

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