believe those who didn't serve, or didn't show up for service, should
have the decency to respect those who did serve — often under
the most dangerous conditions, with bravery and, yes, with undeniable
General Wesley K. Clark, United States Army (Retired)
The New York Times Op-Ed page, April 28, 2004
Prominent Politicians & Others With No Known Military Service
"Do as we say, not as we do."
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"We know who the
chicken hawks are. They talk tough on national defense and military
issues and cast aspersions on others . . . . When it was their turn to
serve where were they? AWOL, that's where they were . . . . They shriek
like a hawk, but they have the backbone of the chicken . . . . . The
lead chickenhawk against Sen. Kerry [is] the vice president of the
United States, Vice President Cheney . . . . He was in Missouri this
week claiming that Sen. Kerry was not up to the job of protecting this
nation. What nerve. Where was Dick Cheney when that war was going on?"
World War II Veteran United States Senator Frank Lautenberg
United States Senate, April 28, 2004