Skip to comments.Dole Blasts Kerry on Purple Hearts, Urges Apology for War Protests
Posted on 08/22/2004 10:54:07 AM PDT by Carl/NewsMax
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You're right. It's unbelievable but he makes even Clinton look more honorable.
Simple question how many stitches did they take? If none or a few then there more like boo boos...
excellent, I voted for him, too
I was curious about Bob Dole's take on this issue.
It's gratifying to see a Republican stand on his hind two legs-a rare occurance. That being said, the Old Media will ignore this. Dole's comments will be down the memory hole, or so they think. Once this gets out through the New Media, the Old Media will attempt to smear and destry Dole.
Same old, same old.
Nearly 100% of all Freeps voted for Dole, me included.
"Christmas in Cambodia" sounds like an album title. Maybe Ted and Alice could put a double album together using old cuts or something. That would be fairly cool.
John Kerry: A Navy Dove Runs for Congress
In America, "everybody who's against the war is suddenly considered anti-American," Kerry said. "But I don't think they can turn to me and say I don't know what's going on or I'm a draft dodger." Referring to the House Armed Services Committee, chaired by L. Mendel Rivers (D-S.C.), Kerry said, "I want to go down to Washington and confront Medel Rivers, who never fought in a war.
So Vietnam was just a photo-op for kerry?
Dole is certainly not a partisan hack, and his war injuries earn him the right to make these types of comments. His words carry a lot of weight.
That's the best news,Thank you BOB DOLE!!!
Dole for Vice President (so long as Cheney can stay on as Chief of Staff and all-around butt-kicker).
I did not vote for Bob Dole (I went for Harry Browne), but in a dark recess of my soul, the bad part of me wishes that I was John Kerry so that I could now lie and say that I did. I always thought of Bob Dole as the consummate squishy, wimpy professional politician. I will never think that way again. Heroism takes many forms, and Bob Dole's heroism has now taken at least two of them.
THat was his name on Bob Grant's show.
Why does Dole hate Vietnam Vets?
I heard Oliver North on the radio last week. He as well a Kerry has a silver and bronze star. Col. North stated that he could have qualified for more purple hearts than he was awarded but that he did not want to leave the marines he was leading and be forced into some staff job.To me that is the true definition of a hero. Col. North was a true leader and warrior while Sen. Kerry was looking towards padding his political resume. I for one am tired of these Dems who set their sights on higher office at such an early age like Kerry. Political power is what he and others like him are after and not public service like Bob Dole.
I didn't. Bob Dole refused to support Ollie North and I wrote him a note expressing my disgust. When it came to election time when it was clear Bob wouln't win, I voted Libertarian.
I've never heard Bob Dole once brag about his service in WWII.
True war heroes don't have to tell anyone, especially over and over, like Kerry does, that they're war heroes.
I disagree with Dole.
An apology doesn't cut it. NEVER WILL.
Too many POW's suffered additional problems because of Hanoi Jane and Hanoi John Kerry.
I wonder if J K Kennedy is rolling in his grave listening to Kerry after all the comments that are on the Congressional record.
I voted for Dole!!!! he was and is a good man
What other choices did you have???
All the media and Kerry himself within his campaign stuff refers to 4 Months only.
As an honorable man, Bob Dole resigned his Senate position to run for President.
The dishonorable John Kerry, on the other hand, simply went AWOL from the Senate.
Maybe someone, (Joe Lieberman?) advised him not to quit his day job...
bobdole said this? How! I apologize for some of the stuff I have said about this guy.
When is one of these talk shows going to book Oliver North to discuss the medal controversy??? Never??
Mr Dole very Good and very timely also not much wiggle room left for the chameleon like kerry for real hero's smell a rat.
Good for Dole.
Someone needs to ask John McCain if he is satisfied with Bush's response that called for an end to all 527 ads, or if Bush needs to specifically denounce the swift boat commercial and embrace the Bush = Hitler ads put out by Moveon.org
McCains silence since his first remarks are what I'd call dishonest and dishonorable.
Amen, Mr. Dole.
Did you guys catch this thread - Big Lies for Bush, in which a writer for the Globe states, "Kerry, on the other hand, may have done more than Dole to qualify as a genuine war hero."
I thought I would lose my dinner.
Sean Hannity's as well...I believe (as well as others on WABC).
A prediction: The MSM will studiously ignore Senator Dole's comments. Whereas if he had condemned the Swifties, it would have been on the News Cycle 24/7.
Kudos for Dole!
That was better than anything he said when he ran for President.
GO BOB GO!
I for one am a voracious consumer of news, as are most people on this forum, yet I haven't watched TV news or read newspapers for years, ever since I realized they were rat propaganda organs. When we talk to people who aren't yet tuned into the internet, FOX, and talk radio, we become force multipliers.
We need to get the word out, and DONATE to the Swiftboat Veterans for Truth.
You have to play the hand you're dealt. Sen. Dole was dealt a very tough hand, but he hung in and fought with with grace and guts, year in and year out. He has always been a man amongst men, and a great American.
and about time, too....now where is McCain to complain that that kerry is slipping an ad on the web using McCain against GWB, EVEN though McCain has clearly endorsed GWB
Exactly...if face, I wrote to McCain and asked him that very question...when is he going to denounce Kerry's ad?
Yes, I especially liked his attack on "Democrat wars" in the 1976 veep debate. When Mondale looked offended and said "Senator, you're not calling World War II a Democrat War," Dole's response was priceless. He held out his arm and said "I lost use of this arm in a Democrat war."
Why else did he take his camera?
And did he take any pictures of anybody else?
"As far as I know he never spent one day in the hospital, I don't think he draws any disability pay. He doesn't have any disability. And he's boasting about three Purple Hearts, when you think of some of the people who really got shot up in Vietnam."
Thanks Mr. Dole for those words, and from someone qualified to speek them.
Hell, he would have won the election if Viagra was around then!! ;)
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