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Editorial: They fought real wars, not pretend ones
Americans' political, cultural 'battles' made possible by freedoms won by fallen heroes
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Americans will launch the summer season with their annual celebration of Memorial Day this weekend, most taking a bit of time from our barbecues, beach and lake visits and cornhole games to honor those who gave their lives to keep our nation free. It’s a fitting homage to our fallen heroes, but it really is too brief and understated to fully convey the level of respect our armed forces deserve. As a society, we could do so much better.