Originally Posted by errand
John Kerry was awarded 2 silver stars, one bronze star and 3 purple hearts in just under 3 months of combat......did you guys know that based on award vs number of days at war, that makes him America's most decorated military man?
That tops George Washington, Daniel Daly, Audie Murphy, and Alvin C. York....and any other hero I've left off the list.....somehow that seems a bit odd doesn't it?
One silver star. Four months. Or sixteen months if you count his one-year tour on the USS Gridley.
As for "odd"... what strikes me as odd is how much attention these guys are getting despite the lack of any kind of hard evidence to back up their claims, and despite the fact that for 30 years they've all kept mum about Kerry's alleged lies.
Well, they didn't keep completely quiet for all that time; some of them did say nice things about Kerry as recently as last year.
....and Kerry still cannot pull ahead of Bush in the polls.
I guess you're looking at Gallup's polls. Every other recent poll has Kerry ahead: