Bob Dole who tells John Kerry over the telephone,
“Everybody likes quiet heroes,” Dole added, saying he told Kerry, “John, everybody knows you were in Vietnam and the less you say about it, the better.”
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I think it is time for John to take his whipping and quietly move on. Own up to the responsibility. You made a strategic error by making your service record core to your campaign so stop whining about the Swift Boat ads. Now go out there and try to look presidential for the next couple of months.