Skip to comments.Lcpl Boudreaux' cardboard sign (from Iraq) was real
Posted on 04/11/2004 11:16:28 PM PDT by lonewacko_dot_com
click here to read article
I'd invite those clucking with disaproval at Lcpl Boudreaux to spend a little time in a hostile city, baking in 115 degrees, and dodging RPG's to gain some further perspective.
The sign may very well be real, as I don't see anything that really sticks out as it being fake (if you were going to fake it, why not make sure all the text is visible?), but it's hard to believe that if in fact Boudreaux did in fact kill the kids father, then impregnate his sister, that he would pose for a picture with him and be all smiles. I'm sure Boudreaux wasn't thinking too hard about this becoming a national issue, and was probably just thinking that it would be a funny picture to send home to friends. That being said, it's kind of hard to condemn the guy for a practical joke that he never could have imagined would have caused this much furor. In retrospect, it was bad judgement, but who could have ever imagined his little 'joke' would have caused so much controversy?
I don't know, maybe it was faked. Even if it's not, I don't see this as a major infraction on Boudreaux's part. If Boudreaux produced the original photo with the 'good' message on it, that should end the story right there.
So are you LCpl Boudreaux??
Signed up today. Posted only once. Figure the odds.
Reservists sign was innocuous, mother says
If Boudreaux had done anything to the family of those children, they would not be smiling and posing, regardless of their knowledge of English.
Yep. At worst it's a joke in bad taste, and it's really starting to look like the 'bad' sign has been doctored.
Another "i know this guy" troll...
Well, that clears THAT right up.
Since Jul 14, 2004
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.