Veterans Unsure Whether They Can Make Fun of Medal Of Honor Hero
THE INTERNET — Following an outspoken Medal of Honor recipient's recent commentaries on politically-charged events, many veterans are conflicted over the acceptability of belittling someone who was awarded the nation's highest honor for bravery.
While acknowledging the willing self-sacrifice and heroism of his actions, sources say the man's Medal of Honor credentials and opinionated nature sometimes fail to overcome his lack of foreign policy experience, higher education, or expertise on certain topics.
"The guy is basically on Fox News every fucking day. I don't remember John Basilone running around telling you that the current president is a jackass," said one veteran, who refused to be named out of fear of reprisal from angry Veteran Justice Warriors. "Seriously, how is he qualified to weigh in on national defense policy? I went to Iraq twice and was hit by several IED's. Yet somehow no one in the press cares about my opinion on ISIS."
The veteran added: "Medal of Honor recipient Dani…
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