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Re: Connecticut Democrat Lies About Vietnam Service

This is a mystery of the human heart. How can anyone lie about his military service? It is surely one of the easiest biographical items to fix with certainty. And yet it happens time and again. Who is the Republican running against Blumenthal? Unless he’s Baron Munchausen, put “Senator” before his name.

Richard Brookhiser — Historian Richard Brookhiser is a senior editor of National Review and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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