Administrivia

Kerry, Bush, and Showing Up

The whole “Swift Boat” bullshit right now surrounding John Kerry overlooks the fundamentals of the situation. Kerry was a young guy when he was put in charge of a couple of river patrol boats, and his fitness to command in combat at that point in his life is hardly relavent today. But there is one important point: at least he showed up. He volunteered for combat duty. George W. Bush didn't, and in fact evaded potential combat duty with the help of his dad's friends. And that's all that really matters.

Standard

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s