[Marxism] Kerry and Gore and Vietnam

Michael Perelman michael at ecst.csuchico.edu
Mon Feb 9 22:26:38 MST 2004

I believe that Gore served as a reporter in VN.

On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 09:25:16PM -0800, Paul H. Dillon wrote:
>   I'm no apologist for Gore but I believe he served as a medic in the
> Vietnam war,  I'm not certain about that, I know he was on the ground, not
> in a jet in the air.  If it is true that he was a medic, it would certainly
> mark a significant difference in how the who "served their country."  Medic
> assignation  was also given to conscientious objectors who were classified
> I-AO in the selective service system.  And now Kerry, a jet pilot, is making
> miles with his political service  although he has condemned it and  he
> condemns it now implicitly  out of the other side of his face.  Gore doesn't
> get much political capital on the basis of his service.
>   Paul
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Michael Perelman
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