When anti-war liberals are pressed about whether they are
anti-military, they normally claim to support the troops while
disagreeing with the war the troops are under orders to take part in.
But, as he introduced Thursday's Last Word show, MSNBC host Lawrence
O'Donnell certainly sounded like he was attacking the U.S. military as
he not only absurdly suggested that it was the U.S. military that
"chose" to "stay encamped for nearly nine years" in Iraq, but he even
recounted the number of Iraqi civilians killed by both the U.S. military
and Iraqi insurgents combined.
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