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George Bush, the President of the United States has decided to break with tradition and spend Veterans day at his ranch in Crawford TX. instead of keeping up with the tradition of laying a wreath on the tomb of the unknown soldier which is a symbol of honoring veterans.
This to me is disgusting.
Originally posted by robwerden
I am truly disgusted, being a veteran of the Iraq war my self it shows contempt on the part of Bush to ignore his duty as President to continue this tradition of wreath laying.
Source | The Detroit News Online | Bush urges Congress to OK veterans bill
The White House is planning an event Sunday during which the president will honor veterans, spokesman Gordon Johndroe said from Texas, where Bush is spending the weekend at his ranch. Johndroe declined to discuss where or with whom the event would take place. Vice President Dick Cheney is paying a visit to Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington, and was scheduled to speak briefly.