Thursday, February 09, 2006

I understand that some folks on the right are upset about the use of funerals as platforms for political statements, even about causes that were near and dear to the deceased.

I wonder what they think of the Gettysburg address?

3 Comments:

Blogger Patrick Nielsen Hayden said...

You have to ask? These are people that would have been on the other side.

8:55 AM  
Blogger charles said...

Ah, yes... but they wouldn't be worked up so much about the content of the speech, as that he was tasteless enough to deliver it at a funeral. He was one of these anti-American liberals, you see, who didn't support the military, and didn't know how to properly honor the memory of the troops...

3:12 PM  
Blogger Ahistoricality said...

Then there's Pericles' Funeral Oration...

2:33 PM  

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