To me it was reality, the reality of war and the reality of what "collateral damage" is.
I took it as you laughing at Ali. Not sure how else I should have taken it. I realize you don't mean to bring up old fights, but in this sort of historical review, that's what happens when you make reference to something. shrug
Believe me, if it was just some political disagreement I could have handled that and have. It was what I saw as a very callous attitude towards the suffering of others. I too am sorry if that misrepresents how you feel/felt -- it was the conclusion that I reached, quite understandably from my perspective given the context.