November 25, 2004
One-hundred and nineteen US soldiers have died so far this month in Iraq. Sitting around your table today surrounded by your family and friends, did you think about the 119 Thanksgivings that were missing a father, a mother, a brother, a sister, a son, or daughter? Did you think about the 119 Thanksgivings ruined by your war? Did you think about the families, huddled together, choking back tears, trying to feign enthusiasm for a day that leaves them with nothing to be thankful for?
Or did you just reach for another slice of turkey?