Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Thu May 20 23:20:42 UTC 2010

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> Poster:       Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject:      Re: Vietnam (UNCLASSIFIED)
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> There's no comparison. I think if Bill had spent as much time trying
> reconstruct his traffic accidents as Blumenthal has spent over the
> years reflecting on his military service, Bill's driver's license
> be long gone by now.
> Blumenthal has had plenty of practice, Bill, I assume, hasn't.
> It is hard to explain this away as a slip of the tongue: "I wore the
> uniform
> in Vietnam and many came back to all kinds of disrespect"  [
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That one is new to me, and makes think I should retract some of the
specifics of my post.

But I still believe that Blumenthal is not so much evil as he is
careless.  And carelessness is sufficient grounds to reject him as an
elected official under many circumstances (a point I did not make

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