If the skull above was the skull of your friend, would you cry? You shouldn't, because that would make BlackFive "very angry."
If someone said your friend wasn't as worthy of sympathy as a soldier because that friend was just "looking to get 'street cred,'" how would you feel?
The only reason we're seeing these pictures of Woodruff is because he, as the patient, had a right to them. I await the right wing bloggers' call for the release of the photos and scans of all the soldiers injured in this war, too. Why not? Shouldn't we see what the war's done to those Confederate Yankee says he cares more about?