he was careless
but the fact is that blumenthal IS a veteran of the vietnam era, with half a year at parris island to show for it
his DD214 will reflect that fact
looks like a ripe opportunity to compare how blumenthal comported himself to that politically connected flyboy who protected texas from the viet cong until he got too coked up to report to the flight surgeon for his qualifying physical, and let's also compare military credentials with the fellow who would become the shrub's VP... he served as a member of the United State Marine Corps Reserve during the Vietnam era ...
yes, let's do continue this discussion and these comparisons