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A Morally-Confused Marine

2nd Fundamentalist Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 12:59 PM
Yes, there is a difference between kill and murder. I always get upset when news media types say this guy is a serial killer, when they meant serial murderer. The combat infantryman just shot and killed 3 Taliban. He is a serial killer, but he is not a serial murderer. Ted Bundy was.

Last week, the Washington Post published an opinion piece by a Marine captain titled, "I Killed People in Afghanistan. Was I Right or Wrong?"

The column by Timothy Kudo, who is now a graduate student at New York University, is a fine example of the moral confusion leftism has wrought over the last half century. Captain Kudo's moral confusion may predate his graduate studies, but if so, it has surely been reinforced and strengthened at NYU.

The essence of Mr. Kudo's piece is that before he served in Afghanistan he was ethically unprepared for killing, that killing is...

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