War Hero or War Zero?
Editors Note: Dave is unusually passionate in this episode, which means STRONG ADULT LANGUAGE is used. If you are offended by salty sailor speech, you’ll probably want to skip this episode…
Begin a weekends worth of the arguments from those who support Trump and those who are outraged by his comments. But, like most things, in all the brouhaha, the real issue is being ignored which remains, what is there in Donald Trumps history that is convincing Conservatives to support him?
What defines a “war hero” anyway? Dave has two personal “war heroes” that would not have met Donald Trump’s criteria. Should a man with a draft deferment and later an undraftable high lottery number really be questioning anybody’s service record? Were the men at Bataan not war heroes? What about Wake Island?
When all is said and done, John McCain flew 23 combat missions over North Vietnam. Donald Trump flew precisely zero, while taking advantage of his Daddy’s patronage for personal gain.
Should the Flag at the White House be at half-mast for the victims of the Chattanooga attack?
This show’s bumpers are from the Top 5 of October 27, 1967, the week that a Navy pilot was shot down over North Vietnam while the son of a real estate mogul was soaking his bone spurs at “the prestigious” Wharton Business School…
Posted on July 20, 2015, in News & Notes and tagged 1967, Chattanooga Attack, Donald Trump, Half-Mast, John McCain, Military Service, PLRI, Senator John McCain, The Donald, Vietnam War, war hero. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.