October 13, 2003

Unholy Row

Found this in "Tongue Tied"

The Times of London reports that an official remembrance ceremony for British and allied soldiers who died in Iraq will forgo the usual military honor guard in order to appease opponents of the war.

The service, to be attended by the queen and held at St. Paul's Cathedral, also will feature prayers for both "the civilian and military dead in Iraq."

The Royal British Legion said it supports the low-key nature of the ceremony because it doesn't want to glorify war, but some family members told the Times they are none too happy about the decision.

I hope the families raise a hell of a stink over this.

Posted by Ithildin at October 13, 2003 5:31 PM | PROCURE FINE OLD WORLD ABSINTHE

This is sick! Honoring those that died in combat should never be subjected to rules of political correctness.

Posted by: Interested-Participant at October 15, 2003 5:00 AM