Republican presidential candidate and Texas Governor Rick Perry slammed President Obama today while on the campaign trail - for not having organized a parade to honor the troops who fought in the Iraq War. According to the New York Times, Perry told a crowd of diners in an Iowa restaurant:
According to the Associated Press, Pentagon officials say that no one has asked them to plan one.
However, military history professor Don Mrozek of Kansas State University says a celebration marking the end of one war would be odd, considering we are still fighting another war in Afghanistan:
So, Home Post readers, now it's up to you. Do you think there should be a parade marking the end of the war in Iraq? Why or why not? As always, I'd love to hear what you have to say!