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Cover Art. © Paul Hair, 2017.
Jonathan Eig wrote, “Why You’ve Heard Of Jessica Lynch, Not Zan Hornbuckle – As Sentiment About War Evolves, Victims Grab Attention, Not Fighters,” for The Wall Street Journal in 2003. It’s a long read but the story and analysis are worth your time.
Gene Edward Veith of World Magazine noticed the article at the time of its publication and wrote a column of his own about it. Here are some of the insights he had in, “Victims as heroes – Sentimentality has replaced both martial virtues and clear thinking.” . . .
Read the whole column at Liberate Liberty.