…and so today the Obama administration officially declared that there will be special operations troops working on the ground in Syria. I thought about our soldiers. I thought about these last many years. I wrote some most excellent, bitter lines, both cutting and true about our “leadership.”
Then I erased them because that’s not what I wanted to offer.
Instead, I will give better words; words that are not my own but are far more worthy.
I hold them as a shield and I find comfort in them…
For those of you going out there into the fray (and those who have already been)