"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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