May 14, 2007: Candidates’ message to graduates (AP)

  • “The troops in Iraq today, and their families, continue to sacrifice beyond what any of us have any right to ask. So it is certainly not too much to ask that the American people sacrifice some part of Memorial Day weekend in return — to honor and remember all those who have gone before in service to our country … and to take some small action to let our government know that we support our troops today.