Well, there's an interesting syndicated column by Deborah Mathis in today's paper - shows a slightly different perspective ....
She says that the fact Kerry went to Viet Nam willingly, when he was called to duty, is heroic enough. At least he was prepared to die .... so what eventually happened there is really irrelevant.
Many people, like Bush, used high-level political contacts to avoid even being "called to duty".
Here's the link ..
Select "8-24-2004" from the archive date.