Dick Blumenthal: The Embodiment of Today’s Idealogical Double-Standard

For most people, being untruthful about service in the military would be a death-blow to any political hopes and dreams for someone on a large political stage. Not for Richard Blumenthal however, who is now back peddling in response to an expository post from the New York Times about how he went out of his way to make sure he did not get sent overseas during the Vietnam war. To be clear, there was nothing criminal about his decision to stay home and pursue studies rather than fight overseas. However it did not give him license to go around telling people that he did serve. Not only is it dishonest, but it’s a disgrace to all those who have sacrificed much in the service for this country. Read more of this post


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