Friday, July 30, 2004

Youthful indiscretions?

Kerry only mentioned his anti-Vietnam war protest in passing although the preceding biopic included a clip of the young veteran testifying before Congress in 1971. The Associated Press's Calvin Woodward, observes:
Kerry emphasized throughout his speech his credentials as a Vietnam veteran. "I defended this country as a young man," he said. "We fought for this nation because we loved it and we came back with the deep belief that every day is extra."

There was no telling from his remarks that Kerry became a leading anti-war protester after his return from Vietnam."

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