Well, the Bush campaign has finally dug up somebody to call John Kerry’s military record into question. Apparently, as Scott notes, they’re now claiming that Kerry may not have actually “earned” the first of his three purple hearts.
In response, Kerry is releasing his Navy records to the public.
Why, oh why, do the Democrats always cave when faced with this kind of nonsense? Why don’t their campaign advisers ever realize that — and for god’s sake, in this situation more than in any other — there’s one and only one workable response to such bullsh*t accusations?
The response? “You want to see my military records? Fine. Everything on the table, complete and unabridged. I’ll show you mine, if you show me yours.”