A few weeks ago I broke the astonishing news that John McCain is a Vietnam hero, a fact that his modesty had prevented him from exploiting. Now it seems McCain is using his story to raise money.

 

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Money quote, as it were:
He has given so much - join me in giving him a gift of $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000 or even $2,300 in remembrance of his past service to all of us and in support of a future McCain Presidency.

Wow, imagine what McCain would do if he weren’t so reticent about exploiting his heroism.

 

--Jonathan Chait