More cracks in the facade. John Kerry’s former C.O., Retired Rear Adm. William L. Schachte Jr., debunks the story of Kerry’s first Purple Heart (and says he might not have gotten involved if the Democratic attack dogs going after the Swiftboat vets hadn’t started questioning his integrity).
The Village Voice reports that a special Senate committee chaired by John Kerry in 1991 and ’92 was a coverup to hide the evidence of possibly hundreds of American POWs and MIAs still held by the Hanoi regime.
Some enterprising soul has posted Kerry’s now out of print book The New Soldier to the web. I haven’t read it yet, but I suspect it won’t help his standing with vets. Here’s the cover: