Lives on the line.
A sobering reminder.
Heroes in blue.
Gave his life in the performance of his duty.
Officers coming from all over to pay tribute to a fallen comrade.
It’s a mythology with a lot of miles on it. You can practically write this shit in your sleep.
Just one question: even if we allow for the sake of argument that this mindless fetishizing of men in uniform is a good thing, how come we don’t see this kind of blanket, wall-to-wall, 24/7 coverage whenever a Canadian soldier gets killed in Afghanistan?
Yeah, I know. I’m an insensitive bastard.
- Now watch as a couple of Star reporters get the evidence ...
- That whole 'deserve' thing
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