The one seemingly untouchable topic in this year's presidential campaign is whether John McCain's naval record and his years as a POW in Vietnam are relevant to his qualifications as president. Did that suffering 40 years ago give him the courage required to meet presidential challenges or did the experience leave scars that could come back to haunt him? Was it simply a profound experience that has nothing to do with the requirements of the highest office in the country? Also, Palin meets the press, Obama fights back and Texans hunker down as Hurricane Ike heads for the Gulf Coast. Judy Muller guest hosts.
Does McCain's POW Experience Translate into Presidential Qualities?
From this Episode:
Palin Meets the Press, Obama Fights Back
Last night, Sarah Palin sat down with ABC's Charlie Gibson for her first interview with the press.
McCain POW Experience and the Presidency
The one subject that seems to be the third rail in this otherwise no-holds-barred campaign is John McCain's POW experience in Vietnam 40 years ago and how that affects his...