This Week: In Memoriam

(h/t Heather at VideoCafe)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of 60 Minutes producer Don Hewitt, former South Korean president Kim Dae-jung and conservative commentator (he liked to call himself the Prince of Darkness, but to us, he'll forever be the Douchebag of Liberty) Robert Novak. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of 13 servicemembers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Marine LCpl Joshua M Bernard, 21, of New Portland, ME

Army CPL Nicholas R Roush, 22, of Middleville, MI

Army SFC William B Woods Jr, 31, of Chesapeake, VA

Marine LCpl Leopold F Damas, 26, of Floral Park, NY

Marine GySgt Adam F Benjamin, 34, of Garfield Heights, OH

Army PFC William Z Vanosdol, 23, of Pinson, AL

Army SPC Matthew D Hastings, 23, of Claremore, OK

Army SPC Paul E Dumont Jr, 23, of Williamsburg, VA

Army SSG Clayton P Bowen, 29, of San Antonio, TX

Army PFC Morris L Walker, 23, of Chapel Hill, NC

Army 1SG Jose S N Crisostomo, 59, of Inarajan, GU

Army PFC Brian M Wolverton, 21, of Oak Park, CA

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied servicemembers killed in Iraq is now 4,651, in Afghanistan, 1,334. During this same week, Iraq Body Count lists 192 Iraqi civilians killed, including 101 killed last Wednesday in coordinated car bomb attacks. 204 people were killed in violent attacks stemming from the Afghani elections this week as well.


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