19 Apr '13, 9pm

I think people maybe don't know what "cowardly" actually means

« We Could've Deported One of the Terrorists, But Apparently We Didn't Think He Was A Threat | Main April 19, 2013 Cowards? Erick Erickson writes: On Monday, two young men planted bombs in Boston and last night killed a policeman before one of them was, himself, killed. The other remains on the run. Politicians have thrown around the word “cowards” to describe these guys. Do they not know what the word means? The basic definition is “a person who lacks the courage to do or endure dangerous or unpleasant things.” Actually that may be the simplified definition, but the real definition -- the definition used throughout history -- isn't that. The use of violent force has throughout history attracted a certain code for restraining its use. The code of chivalry, Bushido, the code of the US fighting forces... those who are trained to use violence professionally create a moral cod...

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