Skip to comments.Vietnam POW endorses Blumenthal opponent in Conn. Senate race
Posted on 05/20/2010 3:48:22 AM PDT by Scanian
Decorated Vietnam prisoner of war Orson Swindle Wednesday endorsed Republican Rob Simmons in the Connecticut Senate race.
The support comes at an opportune time -- just two days after the New York Times reported that leading Democratic candidate Attorney General Richard Blumenthal had wrongly said he had served in Vietnam.
Swindle was Federal Trade Commissioner (FTC) from 1997 to 2005 and he also served the Reagan administration. He retired from the Marine Corp as a Lieutenant Colonel.
In a statement, Swindle praised Simmons as my fellow Vietnam Veteran and offered a sharp critique of Blumenthal that recalled his own days in Vietnam. Simmons is engaged in a primary battle with former World Wrestling Entertainment executive Linda McMahon.
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Whew! NARROWLY missed making a fool of myself...thought the title said “Vietnam POW endorses Blumenthal in Conn. Senate race” and my knee jerk reaction was: “Shameful. Simply shameful. How could he do that?”
Thank goodness I blinked twice and read again! It made no sense!
Same here. I need a second cupajava.
Me too!! D*mn dyslexia;)
Great. Not enough to have a POTUS who can't pronounce the word "Corps" properly, NOW we have a newspaper editor and reporter who can't even spell it correctly... sheesh!
Today’s J-school/communications degree is equivalent to the P.E. major of yesterday.