I sat, as did millions of other Americans, and watched as our government underwent a peaceful transition of power in January.
At first, I felt a swell of pride and patriotism as I watched Baruch Obama take his oath of office. However, all that pride quickly vanished as I later watched George W. Bush board Air Force One for the last time. I saw 21 Marines, in full dress uniform with rifles, fire a 21-gun salute to the outgoing president. Not one of them hit him