He personally rained down death and destruction on the people of Vietnam during twenty-three bombing missions. No wonder they shot him down and put him in prison.
Update: A reader informs me that McCain’s last mission was to bomb a power plant:
The Navy also commended his “superb airmanship” in awarding him the Distinguished Flying Cross for a bombing attack on a Hanoi power plant Oct. 26, 1967. His plane was hit by a surface-to-air missile on that mission, but he “continued his bomb delivery pass and released his bombs over the target” before being forced to eject, according to the official citation….”
Thanks to AV.12:06 pm on March 14, 2014 Email Laurence M. Vance