“John McCain was awarded a full pardon for his crimes by President Richard Nixon.Thus,the worst traitor in American history became the “war hero” to a generation.John McCain is Not a Hero! McCain was cited for crimes as serious as planning air defenses for the Hanoi government to aid them in downing American pilots!”
(Author of this Article: Gordon Duff) I served as a Marine infantryman in Vietnam during 1969 and 1970. I managed to catch malaria, get hit by a handful of scrap metal and gain a permanent distrust for the US government, one that had been festering in me after the killings of John and Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King. Article First appeared: http://journal-neo.org/2013/10/27/ghosts-of-vietnam/
Little did I know then that the lessons I learned, the cynicism proven so correct, nearly a half century of entropy, America the slowly rotting corpse we see today, those signs were there then for any to see.
Forth three years later, the Vietnam War continues to define America, not through the accomplishments of war veterans instilled with courage and leadership gained through surviving a brutal struggle but quite the opposite.