..... as Stupid posts.
You obviously know less than nothing about the sea, sailing, the Coast Guard's primary mission of saving lives or honor for that matter. Only a full blown a-hole would suggest that those people should have been left in the ocean to perish.
I would have to guess, that with your warped perspective, firemen and police officers should also not respond to emergencies for fear of being harmed. Then again, probably not, because that's something that you personally might need someday unlike the Coast Guard.
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