“He knew what he signed up for” is a very insensitive, disrespectful and callous statement to make to a grieving soldier’s spouse.
The lack of empathy was made all the worse because the comment was made by the commander-in-chief of the armed forces who should be exhibiting empathy, sensitivity, respect and honor for any military personnel killed in the line of duty.
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