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Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), a former Army lieutenant colonel, sends THE WEEKLY
STANDARD an email commenting on the Marines' video, and has given us permission
to publish it. ""

“I have sat back and assessed the incident with the video of our Marines
urinating on Taliban corpses. I do not recall any self-righteous indignation
when our Delta snipers Shugart and Gordon had their bodies dragged through
Mogadishu. Neither do I recall media outrage and condemnation of our Blackwater
security contractors being killed, their bodies burned, and hung from a bridge
in Fallujah.

“All these over-emotional pundits and armchair quarterbacks need to chill. Does
anyone remember the two Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division who were
beheaded and gutted in Iraq?

“The Marines were wrong. Give them a maximum punishment under field grade level
Article 15 (non-judicial punishment), place a General Officer level letter of
reprimand in their personnel file, and have them in full dress uniform stand
before their Battalion, each personally apologize to God, Country, and Corps
videotaped and conclude by singing the full US Marine Corps Hymn without a

“As for everyone else, unless you have been shot at by the Taliban, shut your
mouth, war is hell.”

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Gets my 100% backing . Wish there were a lot more of his kind in the world today .
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