“Well, Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets, because the nature of our military has changed,” Obama said.
Conservatives called the remark an insult, while liberals declared it the best line of the night.
But I, a cryogenically frozen Civil War veteran, find the Commander-in-Chief’s comments offensive to the very bone of my still-thawing body.
Those “horses and bayonets” he so childishly maligned are what saved our beloved Union from falling into the hand’s of the secessionists. I should like to think he would be so very grateful he didn’t have to run the battlefields of Gettysburg and Antietam as I did with my horse and bayonet.
Instead, he mocks us — the cryogenically frozen Civil War veterans — to score political points.
I trust a President Romney would invest in what freed this country from British rule, and helped keep our nation whole — horses and bayonets — even though I’m told leaders within our armed forces aren’t asking for them. Because if they worked then, surely they can help our Union win this war on terrorists I’m just now hearing about.