Memorial Day is a day set aside to honor our boys and girls in the military who have given their lives in service to our country.
It sticks in my crawl,
But see, Memorial Day ( --operative word being "Memorial",
I guess my beef isn't so much with Memorial Day, as it is with Americans who cannot be bothered with knowing the meaning of the day being marked. To me at least, it feels super disrespectful to those who gave their lives in service to our country, and their families, that we act as though this day is interchangeable and/or indistinguishable from others.
I've been told my stance on the matter is
And I’m proud to be an American,
where at least I know I’m free.
And I won’t forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me.
– Lee Greenwood