Originally Posted by bendog
But he does seem to be a bit of an off the mark veteran ... of course Allen has a log cabin with a confederate flag ... and he's insane. It's sort of a question of which guy is less likely to blow up. I mean: Allen, no doubt he needs to be on an Aryan compound in Idaho, not in the Senate. Webb, he might actually be worse .... I think I'd opt for Webb, and hope.
Webb isn't just any veteran.
He's a former Secretary of the Navy. He served with the Fifth Marine Regiment in Vietnam and was awarded the Navy Cross, the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and two Purple Hearts. Some of his books are still on the navy's official reading list.