Dear Mr. President:
Although you will never get this email, and the contents will never be known to you, Sir, I must tell you how I feel:
Sir, I am an Air Force Vet, peace time service only, but still a TRUE BLUE LOYAL PATRIOT AMERICAN! I am not even Republican, but I support and believe in the Commander in Chief of the United States Military. I support and believe in the war and the efforts in Iraq. I support the US Forces. My husband is a retired Army Vet who served in GW-1.
Sir, Meet with Cindy Sheehan. She gave the ultimate sacrifice for this country, her son.
Mr. President, I am a Mother. I don't know how I could move on and grieve if I lost one of my sons, in this war or the next, or in any way. Children are not supposed to die before their parents.
This young man enlisted in the military, He believed in what he was doing and what he died for.
An American Hero.
As the Commander in Chief of the U.S. military it is your duty and your HONOR to meet with the mother of this fallen solider. You don't have to debate her or state your position. Just hear her words, let her express her pain.
Even if you have to take a slap in the face, Sir, you have the biggest shoulders in all of America. Stand Tall, Stand Proud, and face this mother and her grief. Show those who oppose you or challenge you that YOU ARE President Bush, Commander in Chief of the U.S. military. You owe it to this solider and all soldiers to meet with this grieving Mother.
It doesn't have to be on camera or recorded; it doesn't have to be formal. Please, Sir, you and the 1st lady meet with this mother; do it for her son who gave his life for you and me and our Country.
Red Wing, MN