This man should be forever grateful to the Vietnamese for showing him mercy and sparing his life, as he was in all likelihood about to napalm one of their villages without a care in the world before his plane was shot down. Now fifty years later he’s arrived in the Senate to lecture his colleagues and galvanize them to vote to take away health care from the rest of us.
For further reading on the subject of John McCain and his not-so-heroic history, see
- The Horrors of John McCain: War Hero or War Criminal?
- The Media and John McCain: How Someone Always Wrong Is Always on TV
- John McCain a war criminal, not a war hero
There has been an avalanche of tweets about US Senator John McCain wishing him well in his battle against brain cancer. Conservatives and liberals alike have issued their hope that this “war hero” will fight on and overcome his ailment. He has been sent a steady stream of warm greetings and well-wishes from multitudes of politicos.
All of these statements – every single one of them – are in fact expressions of neo-Nazi imperial chauvinism.
Think about this: liberals are telling us that we need to be “civil” and “classy” by issuing gushing praise for this war criminal and war monger, responsible for bombing the people of Vietnam and the people of Yemen (through his support for Saudi actions there). He is a Russia-baiter and an Iran-baiter, and has forged ties with jihadis in Syria. What’s the message in calling this imperialist thug a “war hero” for having being detained…
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