Left-leaning news website Salon.com is under fire for publishing a contributor’s article on Veterans Day that instructed individuals to stop thanking members of the military on his behalf for their service.
The article, titled “Stop thanking the troops for me: No, they don’t ‘protect our freedoms‘” and authored by freelance writer Justin Doolittle, was featured on Salon’s front page Monday and questioned why the media and professional sports are “constantly jamming military fervor down our throats.”
“The ‘freedoms’ most Americans think of when they hear the term are enshrined in constitutional and statutory law,” the article said. “They are in no way dependent on the size, scope or even the existence of the U.S. military.”
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