Another dishonest pol: Blumenthal doesn't know the difference between serving in the Vietnam War and during the Vietnam War

It's not a distinction that we Vietnam-era veterans easily mistake, especially when we didn't get shipped to Vietnam. 
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Richard Blumenthal

General Richard Blumenthal, now running for senator, falsely said he served "in" Vietnam, but now says he "misspoke." He now says he meant to say that he served "during" the Vietnam War.

Sorry, Richie, but its not something that you easily misspeak. I served during the Vietnam War, but not in the war. To be honest, I was glad I didn't have to go. Pretending that you did dishonors those who saw combat and the thousands who died.
Politicians from both parties like to exaggerate their war experience, and that makes them slime. Witness John Kerry. 
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