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June 15, 2008

Gore Vidal: McCain's Story About Being a POW is fake

I'd say Vidal has a light touch of senile dementia, but he's pretty much been like this since he was 25. Everything's always a big conspiracy, and he notoriously had a Truman Capote level of sympathy for OKC bomber Timothy McVeigh.

No one cares what Gore Vidal says, except maybe for Tim Robbins and Gore Vidal himself, but I'll note the moron's maunderings anyway.

And what about Mr. McCain? Disaster. Who started this rumor that he was a war hero? Where does that come from, aside from himself? About his suffering in the prison war camp?

Everyone knows he was a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. Thatís what he tells us.

UPDATE [DiT]: When Gore Vidal calls you a crypto-Nazi, you tell him you are gonna knock him in the goddamned face, and he will stay plastered.


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