Embed a granny

Jane Stillwater is a 65-year old Californian grandmother and blogger takes the obvious course of all grandmothers her age and gone and paid her way for an embed position in Iraq. Chris Vallance from the BBC radio’s Pods & Blogs show pulls out a quote from Stillwater’s past,

The violence didn’t keep her from wanting to return, but she wasn’t sure she’d be allowed because of questions she asked Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Lt. Gen. William Caldwell at a news conference. Stillwater asked McCain: “Since the invasion of Iraq was such a disaster, are you going to go ahead and invade Iran?” He declined to comment.

Here’s Jane talking about why she’s gone and done it.