Quote of the Mo'

On Bombing

"I must confess I sometimes still get a small tingle when I hear a certain passage about halfway through "The Stars and Stripes Forever." Johnny Six Pack and the Missus have no monopoly on the sort of deaf, dumb and blind patriotism we see so much these days. Others are also susceptible. Such charades, however, as Grenada, Panama and the recent so-called "sandbox Turkey-Shoot" are a different matter; you can't exactly get choked up and tingling about killing people from an out-of-harm's-way altitude or distance...”

--from "Putting America to Work at Something Besides Killing"
Newsday, Sept 8, 1992

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