I wonder if the over 20% of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans who are unemployed
are regarded by Sharron Angle as "spoiled"
. I wonder if Orrin Hatch thinks the men and women who put their lives on the line in wars Hatch supported thinks they should be drug-tested.
I wonder if Nevada Rep. Dean Heller, who gives lip service to "honoring those who serve our country"
, thinks returning veterans who can't find work are hobos.
We like to think that we are a nation of progress. But then Andrew Breitbart doctors a video of Shirley Sherrod and it's 1956 all over again. We may have fancy toys that let us watch movies on a 60" TV at home and a 3" screen while driving, but for the veterans of the Bush-Obama wars, it's 1933:
(BIG h/t to Gaius Publius
Labels: unemployment, Veterans