posted on Aug, 17 2008 @ 11:12 PM
I don't buy McCain's back 0story 100%.
Yeah he was shot down, yeah he was a POW. That counts for something.
But the truth is he was a typical spoiled brat who got by on his family connections. Never would have got an academy appointment without his last
name. Graduated almost dead last. He was promoted up to Captain O-6 because of the automatic advancement for POWs, but he never had the typical
reviews and exams normally required for advancement of US Naval line officers. As General Clark said, McCain's military leadership was never
I've read McCain was heavily involved in maintaining the govt secrecy of his own files considering his POW time. Could be just trying to cover up
statements made under torture, which I don't blame him for. Or there could be something more substantial he doesn't want to come out. Was he really
offered and turned down early release or is that an exaggeration ? What is the evidence ?