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Mitch McConnell on U.S. troop deaths:

By Faiz Shakir  

"Mitch McConnell on U.S. troop deaths:"

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“Nobody is happy about losing lives but remember these are not draftees, these are full-time professional soldiers.” Greg Sargent writes, “It’s hard to read this as anything but belittling the importance of the deaths of troops because they’re ‘professional soldiers.’ What McConnell is basically saying here is, ‘hey, they signed up for this.’”

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