Ed Team

Getting shot down is a qualification?

Filed By Ed Team | July 02, 2008 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: election 2008, Gen Clark, John McCain, military, Supreme Allied Commander, Wesley Clark

"He has been a voice on the Senate Armed Services Committee. And he has traveled all over the world. But he hasn't held executive responsibility. That large squadron in the Navy that he commanded -- that wasn't a wartime squadron. I don't think getting in a fighter plane and getting shot down is a qualification to become president."

-- Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen Wesley Clark on John McCain's military experience.


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Wilson46201 | July 2, 2008 8:15 AM

John Sidney McCain should nominate for Vice-President a real VietNam war hero, a pilot who successfully knocked out enemy planes and was never shot down, imprisoned or tortured: Duke Cunningham!