“…the highest duty of a patriot is to protect his countrymen from their government."
- Thomas Paine
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Obama goes to Dover and takes a photographer
Obama's predecessor, President George W. Bush, visited the families of hundreds of fallen soldiers but did not attend any military funerals or go to Dover to receive the coffins. In a 2006 interview with the military newspaper "Stars and Stripes," Bush said he felt the appropriate way to show his respect was to meet with family members in private.