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Chris Matthews: John McCain had a Vietnam Flashback

AmericanObserver Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 4:50 PM
No, I think everyone - including Matthews - respects McCain. How can one not respect him for his extraordinary Vietnam service. So, stop isolalting McCain and impugning something about him that is not true. The issue is not one of respect, but one of curiosity and, perhaps, hypocrisy. Of course, McCain is mad because he lost to George W. Bush who he probably thought was inferior as well as President Obama who he clearly thought he was the better candidate. So, yes he is mad. Now, the hypocrisy part...why is raging about Hagel, Benghazi, etc. - other than purely political purposes - after his stands on Iraq, Afghanistan, and, of course, Sarah Palin....all of which were embarrassingly historically wrong.
Anonymous2015 Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 5:16 PM
McCain's VN service was no more extrordinary than others who served,he,at least ,came back in one piece.As a RINO,he does have issues.
JasonCharleston Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 4:55 PM
It wasn't because Hagel is a pacifist and McCain hasn't found a war he wouldn't fight? McCain isn't a "deep" person. He's pretty easy to understand.

This week on a new episode of Harball, Chris Matthews had a few things to say about John McCain's appearance and speech at the Chuck Hagel confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill. "John McCain grilled defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel during his confirmation hearing because of pent-up resentment over the Vietnam War, adding that he is “absolutely convinced” the Arizona senator and former prisoner of war suffered a traumatic flashback."

“Let me start tonight with this — why is John McCain so angry?” Matthews said. “Forty years after the Vietnam POWs came home, the most famous of them is angrier than ever....