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, MSNBC, Don’t You DARE Disparage OUR HEROES – Not For Memorial Day, NOT EVER!!!!
“I feel uncomfortable about the word ‘hero’ 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 the memory of anyone that’s fallen, and obviously there are individual circumstances in which there is genuine, tremendous heroism, you know, 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…”
Ann Coulter remark aside, the commenter in the video above is dead on in his assessment of Chris Hayes.