At Dover, he personally met with and consoled — in their time of profound sorrow — the families of 18 fallen Americans. No form letter or phone call. Just human being to human being.
As John Glenn said: "It's easy to see the flags flying and the people go off to war, and the bands play and the flags fly. And it's not quite so easy when the flag is draped over a coffin coming back through Dover, Delaware." Barack Obama, by choosing the "not quite so easy" path, has earned his nation's thanks.
LSB: Bush NEVER went to Dover. My nephew died for his country two years ago in Iraq - a war based on a lie told by his then commander-in-chief.
Lawrence O'Donnell, guest hosting on Countdown last night, responded to the lies coming from the Cheney camp: