Tell that to millions of those who perished in concentration camps or millions of American slaves. I understand that from your privileged perch life is really hunky-dory. Try making some histrionical changes of places and see how the gate swings.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!