Over the weekend, controversy erupted after Donald Trump defended himself against unprovoked attacks by Kzir Khan, whose son was killed by a Muslim terrorist during the Iraq War, and a mother whose son is currently serving had some choice words for him…and they’re absolutely brutal.
For those unaware, Khan’s son was a national hero who was killed proudly serving our nation, so Khan exploited his son’s death to launch a vicious attack against Trump as he spoke at the DNC Convention in Philadelphia. Of course, Trump wasn’t about to let his name be defamed without reacting, and he’s been catching serious heat for it ever since.
While many have condemned Trump for merely suggesting that the Clinton campaign machine had a hand in preparing Khan’s speech, a Blue Star mother (whose name I’m withholding to protect her from trolls), whose son is currently serving in the military after being awarded a Purple Heart, condemned someone else entirely – Mr. Khan over his outrageous remarks. Her comments came in response to a post I made on my Facebook page, and she absolutely hit it out of the park.
Here’s her comment in full
To the Muslim Gold Star father that spoke at the DNC…..I have some thoughts on your comments. I am a Blue Star mother. My deepest condolences on the loss of your son. No family should have to endure such a loss. That being said….while your son is a hero, you Sir, are NOT.
My son has served three tours of combat in the countries you and your family came from. Iraq and Afghanistan were his introduction to adulthood and service to something bigger than our individual selves. He was blown up by an IED set by your countrymen. His Purple Heart is a testament to his love of America and our freedoms. I have suffered through his multiple combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan….never knowing from moment to moment if he would return home in a flag draped coffin.
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