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Bart Motes

Bart Motes

Posted: September 3, 2008 02:24 AM

Fred Thompson Lies About John McCain's Resistance to Torture


"He was offered medical care for his injuries if he would give up military information in return.

'John McCain said 'No.'" -- Fred Thompson, RNC, 9-2-08

"I said, 'O.K., I'll give you military information if you will take me to the hospital.'" -- John McCain, May 14, 1973, issue of U.S.News & World Report.

There's no shame to McCain's actions while in North Vietnamese custody. But let's not mythologize his actions like Thompson has.

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