Thursday, August 18, 2005
Mothers of Soldiers
He was home because he had been wounded. He usually didn’t wear his body armor because it was so uncomfortable, it bruised his whole chest to wear it. But for some reason, he put it on that day, and so he survived. She told us that President Bush was lucky, because if her son had died, she would have gone to see him and made him talk to her and explain to her why he killed her son.
I told her that the woman waiting outside the Crawford ranch was doing just that, and her eyes got small and she nodded and said that Bush can’t talk to her because he can’t give her a good reason.