Traveling through the heart of Java, I saw bodies of civilians who were slaughtered by Indonesian troops and anti-terror squads who were singled out as Communist sympathizers by the CIA for the coup plotters.
We tend to excuse Senator McCain's irrational outbursts and inappropriate behavior -- including a 1995 scuffle with a 92-year-old Senate colleague (from his own party, no less) -- by referring to their root cause.
It's time to stop kissing McCain's red white and blue butt on the subject of serving in the military. General Clark, there are many of us who applauded your statement. I'm sorry you won't be at the convention.