Poppy Day abused by British warmongers


This music video from Britain is called Siouxsie and the Banshees, Poppy Day.

Here is a video called Killing For Sport" U.S. Troops Charged With Murder.

From daily The Guardian in Britain today:

A group of veterans from conflicts including the Falklands and Northern Ireland have complained of the increasing glitz and glamour of the annual poppy appeal and of it being hijacked to marshall public support behind current campaigns.

In a letter in tomorrow’s Guardian, the veterans argue that the original aim of the appeal as a sombre commemoration of the war dead and the horrors of conflict was in danger of being lost amid the marketing spin and tub-thumping political aims.

“A day that should be about peace and remembrance is turned into a month-long drum-roll of support for current wars. This year’s campaign has been launched with showbiz hype. The true horror and futility of war is forgotten and ignored,” they write.

Remembrance Day cartoon: here.

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