Tuesday, July 26, 2011

John Kerry Supporter Stripped of Silver Star

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Depravity knows no party lines.

Back in December of 2008, I wrote about Wade Sanders, a John Kerry supporter, who had plead guilty to possession of child pornography.

Seems this guy is doing hard time and has recently had his Silver Star revoked.

John F. Kerry almost became president running on the basis of his alleged heroism in Vietnam. Thanks to the efforts of a group of truth-tellers, the Swiftboat Veterans for Truth, the serious holes in the fantasy narrative propounded by the Kerry campaign came to the attention of enough Americans that John Kerry was not the first faux-Irish President of the United States.

One of Kerry's enablers in propounding his imaginary heroism was a man named Wade Sanders, who himself held a Silver Star, and who introduced Kerry to the Democratic Convention. Scott Swett, who was central to the unraveling of the Kerry storyline, tells us that the Kerry enabler has been exposed for what he is. His Winter Soldier site has the details:

John Kerry was introduced at the 2004 Democratic National Convention by Wade Sanders, a retired Navy Captain and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy who served as a Swift Boat officer in Vietnam. Like Kerry, Sanders was the recipient of a Silver Star for gallantry in action. During the 2004 campaign, Sanders functioned as Kerry lead attack dog against the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, repeatedly denouncing the veterans on the air as liars and comparing them to Nazi propagandists.

Wade Sanders is now in Federal prison, serving a 37-month sentence for possessing child pornography. Now the Navy Times reports that Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has revoked Sanders' Silver Star. The highly unusual decision appears unrelated to Sanders' felony conviction. A Navy spokesman cited "subsequently determined facts and evidence surrounding both the incident for which the award was made and the processing of the award itself."

-Thomas Lifson

I will breathlessly await his defense, both from those who approve of child pornography and or those so out of touch with reality that they still think that depravity is the exclusive purview of one political party. You know who you are.

Update : The Navy Times story is now online.

H/T This Ain't Hell
More at Mememorandum

Cross posted at LCR, Say Anything.

1 comment:

  1. I know that child molesters and such are at the bottom of the pecking order in prisons. They need to watch their backs at all times. I'm not sure how child pornography fits in there but I imagine it can't be too far up the ladder. But he's probably in his own private cell/rooms with all of the amenities of home. It makes you wonder how much padding was done to John Kerry's so-called heroism. This just adds more credence to the Swiftboat Veterans for Truth. As if they needed any more.


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