Monday, May 30, 2005

Rooney's Memorial Day Essay

Obie Slingerland and Andy Rooney were best friends
and co-captains of the high school football team.
(Photo: CBS/60 Minutes)
Andy Rooney's Memorial Day essay, presented on last night's 60 Minutes, sums up my feelings about most American wars perfectly.
"There is more bravery at war than in peace, and it seems wrong that we have so often saved this virtue to use for our least noble activity - war. The goal of war is to cause death to other people. "