As I already discussed here, we've got a whole lot of Republicans and their presidential candidates up in arms over Donald Trump's remarks about John McCain, and I was wondering where their outrage was when Republicans were busy smearing Democrats who have served our country honorably as well, like John Kerry did, and Tammy Duckworth and Max Cleland among a host of others,
We all know that the lot of them could care less about what happens to anyone who signs up to defend this country as a member of the armed services. What they care about is using those people for political fodder and to keep their base worked into a frenzy.
If you already weren't sure just how cynical these Republicans can be, here's how Jeb responded to McCain being smeared by Trump while ignoring his own treatment of John Kerry: Self-Proclaimed Champion of Veterans Jeb Bush, Supported Switfboating John Kerry:
Jeb Bush said yesterday in response to Donald Trump’s attack on John McCain that all veterans are deserving of respect:
As Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Jay Bookman then pointedly asked, “Yeah. Just like the respect that John Kerry got in ’04?”
It turns out that in 2005, Jeb thought one veteran in particular should be attacked. He even thanked other veterans for swiftboating John Kerry, whom Republican conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi, who has never served his country, decided to accuse of cowardice in order to keep him out of the White House:
I look forward to the media asking him about his double standard when hell freezes over, which is about how long it will take for any of them to call out the GOP for being a bunch of opportunist, lying, pearl clutching hypocrites. Here's a copy of that letter from Bush for anyone that would like to read it.