The reason is exactly that, he's treated as some kind of war hero.
I think he is a war looser ... he got shot down, squealed like a pig in prison, and used his daddy's last name to trade himself out of prison..... nothing Heroic about any of that.
Meanwhile, real Vietnam hero's where the ones diving in to save their own troops and also those STANDING UP TO WAR CRIMES by their own troops.
Finally, Arizona's republicans, listened to John McCain suck up to and pretend to be "like" Barry Goldwater, and that got his young STUPID butt into the Senate. He later sucked up to his 2nd wife's money fortune.
He was no barry goldwater and we are stupid and sucky for giving him the time of day.
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