Lt. Colonel Rupert Thorneloe, the most senior ranked casualty in Afghanistan, in dispatches to his superior officers on June 5 2010 ; words to the effect that British troops would die because they were being forced to travel by road instead of by air, making them easy targets for the Taliban. Dead 3 weeks later due to being blown to pieces in a roadside improvided explosive device.
Gordon Brown, in Parliament 22nd July 2010.
'It is completely wrong to say that the loss of lives has been caused by the absence of helicopters.'
Fucking lying cunt. No wonder he won't go and meet the coffins.