President Obama’s shameful death-benefit theater
By U-T San Diego Editorial Board 10:53 a.m.Oct. 9, 2013Updated1:17 p.m.
The Obama administration insisted Tuesday it had no choice but to withhold death benefits to relatives of 1st Lt. Jennifer Moreno, a 25-year-old soldier born and raised in San Diego, and four other soldiers killed since the partial government shutdown began Oct. 1.
It is an appalling commentary on the president and his administration that they chose to bully the families of dead American soldiers for perceived political gain.
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