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Commander Zinke Politicizes the Death of an American Soldier
One of ways you can distinguish a statesman from a politician is found in the motives that drive him to criticize the government. A statesman seeks to improve conditions by pointing out flaws, maybe even to help people, while a politician is so eager to score partisan points that he will leap into situations before he really knows anything, make a scorched earth attack, and then walk away without having to face the consequences. That latter course is the one we most often see from Montana's Commander, uh, Congressman, Ryan Zinke. So eager is he to build a fundraising base