Jeralynn points to this piece listing who of prominent Democrats, Republicans, and journalists has military service, and then urges us to view this ‘astute analysis’ from Markos “Screw ’em” Moulitsas:
Look at the military records of prominent Democrat politicans and their Republican counterparts. It’s not even close. In fact, the entire Republican leadership has either not served, or went AWOL playing pool volleyball with ambitious secretaries. It’s no accident that Lindsey Graham of SC (who did serve) was one of the harshest Republican critics of the Abu Ghraib scandal…
Finally, yet another publication gets my last name wrong (it’s Moulitsas — always address a Latino by the first surname, not the second). But I don’t mind a reminder to the world that I’ve actually served my country and wore combat boots. Unlike the vast majority of the chickenshit war-cheerleading wingers.
Astute, indeed- if you think Michael Moore is a deep thinker.
My question- If Florida had not been so disputed in the last election, would Democrats be this bitter and obnoxious?
*** Update ***
Look, I would rather talk about the war. The current one, I mean