Wednesday, August 11, 2004

The CW vs. the truth

John Kerry sought to fight in Vietnam, while George W. Bush sought to avoid it, right? That's what John Kerry would have you believe. And it's more or less the opposite of the truth.

Rev. Sensing notes a few things that aren't getting much coverage here.

Want the short(er) version?
  • Kerry went to Vietnam and asked to be assigned to a swift-boat unit in the hope he wouldn't see combat. His unit's mission was changed and he did see combat.
  • G. W. Bush, OTOH, became an F-102 fighter pilot in the Texas Air Guard and was assigned to a fighter wing that was sending pilots to fly in Vietnam.
  • Furthermore, Bush asked to be sent to Vietnam
If you want the details follow the link above.

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