Cooper Blazes New Ground
And do you -- you know, people refer to them a lot as "bodies" and "corpses." I
mean, they're not. They are people. They're our neighbors. They're our fellow
Cooper's profound insight: dead people are "people," not "corpses." Does it get any dumber than that? Yes, sadly, it does. They're not corpses, Cooper explained, because they're "our neighbors . . . our fellow countrymen." And if a German tourist was killed, would his body be a corpse, one wonders. Perhaps in death it would become a neighbor.
The discussion over whether it was offensive to refer to "refugees" of Katrina was ridiculous. But this sinks to a whole new level.