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Blumenthal: "I wore the uniform in Vietnam"

11:00 AM, May 20, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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The Stamford Advocate digs up this November 9, 2008 quote from Dick Blumenthal speaking at a Veterans Day parade:

"I wore the uniform in Vietnam and many came back & to all kinds of disrespect. Whatever we think of war, we owe the men and women of the armed forces our unconditional support."

For a former editor of the Harvard Crimson and Yale Law Journal, Blumenthal sure does mix up the words "in" and "during" a lot. The Advocate reports that Blumenthal's misstatements about serving in Vietnam are now up to five ... and counting.

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