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Shiplord Kirel, Friend of Moose and Squirrel8/26/2018 6:08:51 pm PDT

re: #97 HappyWarrior

I was proud as hell in 2008 how both Obama and Biden never let anyone campaigning on their behalf go after McCain’s service record. I don’t hate Bush like I used to but I still won’t respect that he encouraged the Swift Boating of Kerry. If you’re going to beat us, beat us on ideas rather than attacking the service record of someone oyu dislike politically. I don’t remember 1996 at all but I doubt there was anything but respect to Dole as there should have been, Bob Dole was our last WWII vet to be nominated by a major party and his service record deserved nothing but respect.

Dole was also a hero of science. Two years after World War II ended, he was hospitalized for a persistent infection of the very severe arm wound he had suffered in Italy. A new antibiotic, streptomycin, had just started human trials. The first subject died. The second one survived but was permanently blinded. Young Dole volunteered to be the third subject. He made a full recovery.