Digby: Were you aware that John McCain wrote the foreward to an edition of The Best And the Brightest? And were you aware that it said this? It was
June 7, 2008

Digby:

Were you aware that John McCain wrote the foreward to an edition of The Best And the Brightest? And were you aware that it said this?

It was a shameful thing to ask men to suffer and die, to persevere through god-awful afflictions and heartache, to endure the dehumanizing experiences that are unavoidable in combat, for a cause that the country wouldn't support over time and that our leaders so wrongly believed could be achieved at a smaller cost than our enemy was prepared to make us pay. No other national endeavor requires as much unshakable resolve as war. If the nation and the government lack that resolve, it is criminal to expect men in the field to carry it alone.

I'd like to see some of McCain's Media ask him about this over doughnuts on the Straight Talk Express bus.

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