President Trump is visiting Japan on Memorial Day, hoping to keep the United States out of another war, this one with North Korea.
I’ve disagreed with his methods, but not his motive. He’s at least trying to pick up a can that’s been kicked down the road by the last three presidents.
So Mike Pence went to Arlington Cemetery this year to mark the day.
I visited the Vietnam Memorial Saturday. It is, always, such a moving experience to see the names on the wall, and the tributes that have been left. I just happened to see a newspaper clipping left there about the death of a young man from near where I grew up in Rockland County, New York. To think of the life he missed out on.
I don’t like the memorial, I think it implies that the war was wrong and the lives were wasted. But I don’t deny its
Have a nice day. And to the fallen, the wounded, and those who suffer the psychological scars of war, I am sorry I can’t do much more than salute you and say, thank you for your service.