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Saxby Chambliss

GOP's poor record with vets

GOP's poor record with vets

The rebuke from fellow Republicans that followed Donald Trump's remarks regarding Sen. John McCain's war service was not unexpected ("McCain: Donald Trump owes apology to veterans, not to me," July 20). The "Don" was gaining too much traction in the polls for his candid and colorful remarks and was beginning to separate himself from the disjointed Republican field. But despite their supposed pride in our military, Republicans have a history at taking shots at our war heroes. One has only to recall the "Swift-boaters" who derailed John Kerry's presidential aspirations. Of course none of the 2,500 members of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth...

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