Bryan Fischer: We’ve ‘Feminized’ Medal Of Honor By Not Giving It To Soldiers Who Kill More People

Here’s another right-wing zealot who has no clue about what he’s saying…

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Bryan Fischer, the “Director of Issues Analysis” for the conservative Christian group the American Family Association, was unhappy yesterday that President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to a soldier for saving lives. This, Fischer wrote on his blog, shows that the Medal of Honor has been “feminized” because “we now award it only for preventing casualties, not for inflicting them.”

Here’s how the AP described Medal of Honor winner Army Sgt. Salvatore Giunta heroics:

Giunta, the first living Medal of Honor winner of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, braved heavy gunfire to pull a fellow soldier to cover and rescued another who was being dragged away by insurgents.

Fischer’s take? “So the question is this: when are we going to start awarding the Medal of Honor once again for soldiers who kill people and break things so our families can sleep safely at night?”

“We have feminized the Medal of Honor,” Fischer wrote. He also quoted General Patton: “Gen. George Patton once famously said, ‘The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other guy die for his.’” (Actually, Patton doesn’t say anything about the other guy: “The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.”)   Continue reading…

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2 responses to “Bryan Fischer: We’ve ‘Feminized’ Medal Of Honor By Not Giving It To Soldiers Who Kill More People

  1. Davide

    How christian. Jesus would be proud.
    No, seriously, this guy probably donated his brain to charity. There is no other explanation.

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