My son is back in Iraq again.
Our politicians continue to spew rhetoric like the sound of the southern end of a north bound mule.
Political views aside, I don’t like it when my child becomes the object of anyone’s insatiable desire for power. These politicians in particular do not make me proud to be an American or offer up my offspring as a sacrifice to their worldviews.
When I have to hold my nose while voting because the stench of my choices is overwhelming, I find that I’m also having to hold my breath because these politicians are using my son as a political pawn who could be sacrificed for their own –not national– interests.
Shame on both parties for producing such subpar, and dangerous, candidates.
How would you sleep at night if you knew your son’s life rested in their hands?