Yesterday, I talked to Bud Day, a Medal of Honor recipient who was in a POW cell with John McCain in Vietnam. At the end of our conversation, I asked him about the cross-in-the-dirt controversy. He said he hadn’t heard of any controversy. So I asked: When was the first time you heard McCain tell this story? His response: “I heard that story in 1970, 1971–back in that time frame. Anybody who says it’s not true is full of…” Here he used some salty language.