Monday, May 25, 2009

Memorial Day

I realized today that the phrase "Happy Memorial Day" is a shade oxymoronic, since we are honoring people who have died in combat, which isn't really a joyous thing to celebrate. But I can't think of any other phrase to use.

President Obama broke some new ground today by honoring the African-American soldiers who fought for the Union in the Civil War. That's the start of a great tradition.

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