“He’s everything I would not want to be, or emulate."
There are many reasons why Donald Trump should keep his mouth shut, and cower in the shadows where he and his family belong after making disparaging remarks about the Khan family earlier this week. However, here are the two biggest ones.
Your total lack of understanding of what goes on in a combatant’s mind is evident.
There is a line in the musical Hamilton about how we have no control over "who lives, who dies, who tells your story." I
Associated Press photographer Sal Veder's iconic image of a family welcoming its POW dad home from Vietnam has personified the joy of freedom for more than 40 years. Veder recently retold the story to The Guardian of how he got that Pulitzer Prize-winning image on March 17, 1973.
Donald Trump has since attempted to walk back his remarks; no matter... he said, what he said. Were you to have told brave marines they were heroes, they would not have recounted how smart, wealthy or brave they were, they would have blushed and humbly replied; "we just did our job."
John McCain responds to Donald Trump's comments
I thought Karl Rove's 2004 Swift Boating of John Kerry's Vietnam service record in the US Navy was pretty disgusting, but the recent smears against President Barack Obama for winning Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release have descended to a new low.
What at first seemed very clear-cut almost instantly became clouded in fog. This fog may clear some when the Army makes a formal statement about the circumstances of Bergdahl's capture by the Taliban, but until that point the speculation is running pretty wild.
"Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been gone far too long, and we continue to call for and work toward his safe and immediate release
Day was McCain's cellmate while they were held as prisoners of war in Vietnam. Day died at his home in Shalimar, Fla. on
See footage of Grammer in the studio above, and head to the movie's website for more information, including a petition Cooper
The reason Unbroken sits atop various best seller lists is, like all well-told stories, it pits a compelling and tenacious hero against an unrelenting and sadistic villain.
I knew little of my father's youth when I was growing up: just that he had left Poland after World War II, and that his many scars, visible and not, bore mute witness to some past tragedy.