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August 18, 2008

Fellow POW: I Remember McCain Telling Me The Cross Story. While We Were Still In Prison.

Will it be enough to shut up Excitable Andy and other morons on the left? Who knows and who cares.

Byron York called McCain's fellow POW Orson Swindle and got the story.

"I recall John telling that story when we first got together in 1971, when were talking about every conceivable thing that had ever happened to us when we were in prison" Swindle told me a few minutes ago. "Most of us had been kept apart or in small groups. Then, in 1970, they moved us into the big cell. And when we all got to see each other and talk to each other directly, instead of tapping through walls, we had 24 hours a day, seven days a week to talk to each other, and we shared stories. I vaguely recall that story being told, among other stories."

"I remember it from prison," Swindle continued. "There were several stories similar to that in which guards — a very few, I might add — showed compassion to the prisoners. It was rare, and I never met one, but some of the guys did."

Calling sources who might serve as witnesses to verify a charge? I guess that's much harder than say, making shit up out of whole cloth. Of course Sullivan and other desperate lefties are more interesting in cheap smears than anything else.

I imagine this bit of news has forced Keith Olbermann to rework the first half of his show.

I lied...I was curious what America's most excitable lefty would say. Shockingly, he's not convinced. In fact, St. Heartache only quotes the last line where Swindle says he, 'vaguely' recalls the story. He left out the first definitive statement and the whole context. I guess reminding people about how tough it is to be held captive is only worth doing if you are trying to generate sympathy for Islamic terrorists, not Americans who were really tortured.

And no...they'll be no linking. You know how to find this turd if you want to.


*For the record...I screwed up Mr. Swindle's name in the original post and have corrected it.


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