Tapper was responding to this tweet by HuffPo’s Radley Balko:

Twitchy covered MSNBC’s Chris Hayes’ callous remarks about our military yesterday. It seems that Balko views the Twitter backlash against Hayes as much ado about nothing. Twitchy disagrees, and so does ABC’s Tapper:

Thank you, Mr. Tapper, for explaining to those less perceptive, willfully or otherwise, why our troops matter.

For his part, Balko chimed in with his own thoughts on honoring our heroes, both living and fallen:

This is what naiveté looks like.

https://twitter.com/blandinbasement/status/207243603255377920

https://twitter.com/blandinbasement/status/207246515373223937

https://twitter.com/blandinbasement/status/207246875554885632

Well said.

Bless our military.