Political cartoon by Joe Heller of The Green Bay Press-Gazette in Wisconsin and published on 28 December 2010.
The winter weather in Europe and the east of the United States wrecked havoc this Christmas travel season leaving thousands of people stranded in airports. If you are stranded, this means that you are left somewhere with no way of going anywhere else.
Being stuck in an airport with nowhere to go, requires some true grit. Soldiers in difficult combat situations require determination, courage and fearlessness; they need grit!