Memorial Day

I’m reading George Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia, which is about his experience during the Spanish Civil War. Considering the current state of things, this particular passage rings painfully true: “It is the same in all wars; the soldiers do the fighting, the journalists do the shouting, and no true patriot gets near a front-line trench, except on the briefest propaganda tours.”

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