As long as we're all crying about Ted Kennedy I thought we might as well cry about some US Soldiers that died in Afghanistan:
RIP Army dogs. You'll probably get a mention on the CNN crawl while they're blubbering over Ted Kennedy.Karzai, Top Rival Run About Even in Afghan Returns
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: August 25, 2009
Filed at 7:17 p.m. ET
Also in the south, a bombing killed four U.S. service members Tuesday. At least 172 American troops have died in the Afghan war this year -- the deadliest since the conflict began in 2001.
P.S. - The linked story isn't even about the dead soldiers. They're only mentioned in passing.