Monday, January 16, 2006

Republicans Insult All Purple Heart Recipients

It's important to remember two points in the latest, disgustingly-familiar attacks on the military service of Democratic Congressman John Murtha...

First, when these cowardly Republicans raise questions about the legitimacy of any Veteran's Purple Heart based on the relative severity of the wound suffered, they insult and demean every Vet who has ever been unfortunate enough to receive that decoration.

The second thing is that this is nothing new for these people. Lest you think that the attacks on John Kerry in 2004 came solely from the Swift Boat Liars, don't forget how many Republicans wore Purple Heart bandages on the floor of the GOP national convention that year in an effort to ridicule and minimize Kerry's service.

Here's the proof:

You want a look at true Republican patriotism? There it is.