Senator Tammy Duckworth is a national hero & a patriot. Tucker Carlson is a coward & a fool. Anyone who watches FOX news is an idiot. Full stop.
The ignominious Fox personality, Tucker Carlson, is known for his hateful rhetoric. The most recent target of his foul mouth is Senator Tammy Duckworth, a wheelchair bound Purple Heart veteran who lost both legs in the Iraqi War. For further information on this, please see Keith’s post on the subject. Today, in the New York Times, Senator Duckworth responds in an OpEd that I think is well worth sharing.
A little over 240 years ago, two of my ancestors put on the uniform of George Washington’s Continental Army and marched into battle, willing to die if it meant bringing their fledgling nation inches closer to independence. Centuries later, in 1992, I followed in their footsteps and joined the Army.
Even knowing how my tour in Iraq would turn out, even knowing that I’d lose both my legs in a battlefield just north of Baghdad in late 2004, I would…
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