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Rachel Maddow

America won’t welcome back home Iraq troops in NYC ticker-tape parade

Rachel Maddow talks about the numerous cities that have held parades to welcome home and say thank-you to Iraq War veterans and shares her thoughts on the Pentagon’s “inexplicable” reasons for not wanting NYC to do the same. Ironically, Chicago – the third largest city, will hold a parade in December and the Obama campaign recently released a Web video focusing on the parades – yet the Pentagon won’t budge on a NYC one.

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