Another POTUS candidacy on the Vietnam platform? Is he really this dumb?
Some bass ackwards caller to the Hugh Hewitt show was just in this full-on rant to Hugh's guest host today, Carol Platt Leibau, talking about what a great war hero McCain was, and how could she talk against him, blah blah John Kerry redux.
She responded (when the caller let her) that there is a difference between what he did (and endured) then, versus what he's done since, and that (as with Kerry) being a war hero does not give someone a lifetime pass for their subsequent behavior.
Vice President Cheney said it this way, at the 2004 RNC:
The President's opponent is an experienced senator. He speaks often of his service in Vietnam, and we honor him for it. (applause) But there is also a record of more than three decades since.