Originally Posted by Rohirrim
Your talent is beginning to reveal itself: The ability to continuously repeat unsubstantiated storys (many of which have been effectively debunked elsewhere) in thread after thread. What do you think, if you hop from thread to thread posting the same lies that somehow, they'll become truth?
What unsubstantiated stories?
"When he approached his draft board for permission to study for a year in Paris, the draft board refused and Kerry decided to enlist in the Navy. The Navy assigned him to the USS Gridley which between December 1966 and July 1968 saw four months of action off the Vietnam coast. "
Taken from a Harvard Crimson article back in the 60's http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=352185
I didn't really want to get involved in the war," Kerry said in a little-noticed contribution to a book of Vietnam reminiscences published in 1986. "When I signed up for the swift boats, they had very little to do with the war. They were engaged in coastal patrolling and that's what I thought I was going to be doing."
But two weeks after he arrived in Vietnam, the swift boat mission changed -- and Kerry went from having one of the safest assignments in the escalating conflict to one of the most dangerous. Under the newly launched Operation SEALORD, swift boats were charged with patrolling the narrow waterways of the Mekong Delta to draw fire and smoke out the enemy
This one I'll grant you is a little more tenuious since the source,Kerry himself, has not proven to be reliable rofl