Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Mad World

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From, July 19, 2005:

Hillary Clinton: I Tried to Join the

USA Today's report on Sen. Hillary Clinton's newfound appeal as a possible
commander in chief omitted a key part of her resume that proves she's long been
a hawk on military and defense issues: her attempt to join the Marines 30 years
Or at least that's what she claimed.
Seated beside her husband, the former first lady recounted her military
experience during a 1994 TV interview.
"Gee, now it was probably 19 years ago - in 1975," Mrs. Clinton recalled.
"I decided that I was very interested in having some experience in serving in
some capacity in the military."
'Because we all love the military so much,' Mr. Clinton interjected
helpfully. ...

Hat Tip: Curmudgeonly and Skeptical