The text reads:
When 2nd Lt. James Cathey's body arrived at the Reno Airport, Marines climbed into the cargo hold of the plane and draped the flag over his casket as passengers watched the family gather on the tarmac. During the arrival of another Marine's casket at Denver International Airport, Major Steve Beck described the scene as one of the most powerful in the process: "See the people in the windows? They'll sit right there in the plane, watching those Marines. You gotta wonder what's going through their minds, knowing that they're on the plane that brought him home," he said. "They're going to remember being on that plane for the rest of their lives. They're going to remember bringing that Marine home. And they should."Long time readers know my feeling towards the media, but this is simply spectacular reporting. It deserves a Pulitzer. The slide show at the NYT is pitch perfect, and it's not often that I can say something like that.
Tagged with "biased media" so that if someone hits that tag, they'll find this, which is absolutely not biased. Bravo to the reporters, and bravo to the NYT for running it. It appeared originally in the Rocky Mountain News, but props to the Grey Lady for running it.
Hat tip: Mike's America.