The government’s efforts to account for the tens of thousands of Americans who went missing in action during the U.S.’ foreign wars are in such bad shape that they risk becoming a “total failure,” according to an internal report that was buried by military officials but obtained by The Associated Press through a Freedom of Information Act request.
Here’s a lengthy (run time: 23:49) video clip from Barack Obama’s Father’s Day speech at Chicago’s Apostolic Church of God on Sunday, beginning with his riff about too many fathers from the African-American community being “MIA.”
Will the real John McCain stand up? Actually, I don’t expect him to, now that he is the Republican presidential candidate, pandering to the irrationalities that drive his party. Nor is it likely that the fawning mass media will pressure him to the point of clarity. But I remain genuinely confused as to what makes him tick.