Last week the great Nina Shapiro reported that Sen. Patty Murray released

Last week the great Nina Shapiro reported that Sen. Patty Murray released a survey that showed how military veterans aren’t getting the mental health care they so desperately need. One reader gave an impassioned assessment of the situation.StanfordLongevity writes:Politicians go to war on the backs of the best young men and women in the country without a thought to the consequences on the soldiers and their families. The leaders who bask in the courage and sacrifice of these servicemen and women whenever they can arrange a photo op are the same hypocrites who take money from war profiteers, and abandon the military members when they come home with injuries, trauma and broken families. If these cowards or their sons and daughters were made to fight the wars they start we would soon have peace. Follow The Daily Weekly on Facebook and Twitter.


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