Posted by: JanF | May 4, 2012

Why I Vote For Democrats: Respecting Our Wounded Veterans


President Barack Obama greets hospital personnel in the ICU at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, May 1, 2012. The President presented ten Purple Hearts, three in the ICU. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

In January 2006, then president George W. Bush visited wounded soldiers at Brooke Army Medical Center. Here is an account of that visit:

As you can possibly see, I have an injury myself — not here at the hospital, but in combat with a Cedar. I eventually won. Heh heh heh. The Cedar gave me a little scratch. As a matter of fact, the Colonel asked if I needed first aid when she first saw me. I was able to avoid any major surgical operations here, but thanks for your compassion, Colonel. Heh heh heh.

Respect for our wounded veterans … another reason I Vote For Democrats and why you should too.

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