FIVE DAYS LATER: After Media Pressure US Congress Finally Honors Slaughtered Marines

Screen Shot 2015-07-21 at 9.11.45 AMWould they have ever done this had there been no media/political pressure?

Five long days after the killing of four Marines and one Navy Petty Officer in targeted attacks on two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee last week, D.C. officials are getting around to showing their “respect” for the fallen.

The American flag was finally put in its rightful position today and lowered to half-staff after reports that John Boehner ordered the flag be lowered.

The order may have come in response to a growing, and angry, chorus of Americans demanding to know why the flag wasn’t lowered immediately.

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