Today is Memorial Day in the US, a holiday that always occurs on Monday so we can celebrate long weekends.
Yes, many brave soldiers died to save innocents in World War II. They gave their lives to save ours. And sadly, ever since then, politicians have twisted the legacy of those brave people to justify their desires, regardless of how much they cheapened their memory.
I was proud to be an American when I took the oath back in the 1980's. These days I wonder when we'll be back on the right track.