Now gentle readers, do bear in mind that while Douggie undoubtably had a shitty scary experience in Iraq, he was actually there in the first place because of the war - ie. there are construction contracts for, er, profit. Poor old Miss Barry, was just minding her own damn business and nearly got her legs blown off. No great suprise their opinion would be different. Unlike her poor co-recoverer, Gillian Hicks, who did actually get both her legs blown off.
Thank you Prime Minister, you evil little worm. I'll leave you all to dwell on what that lesson might actually be, kiddies.
"They both had gone through an awful experience,"
"(Ms Hicks) has of course suffered a double amputation and self evidently I was very moved by the tremendous spirit that she displayed and the sense of optimism and hope that she demonstrated about her life into the future.
"I'm always touched when people who've been through such terrible experiences can have such positive outlooks.
"I think it's a lesson for all of us."