In March 1945, Gen. George S. Patton famously peed in the Rhine on his way into Germany. While no enemy dead were there to be leaked upon, the symbolism was undeniable: He was urinating on the entire German nation and was cheered; his act struck a chord in the primal parts of a lot of brains.
As our secretaries of defense and state, and other high officials, line up to condemn the Marines seen peeing on the Taliban dead, I stand with those Marines. I don’t condone the act, but it pales compared to those of their leaders.
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