On “Accountability and Shared Sacrifice,” or George W. Bush: Veteran

George W. Bush, technically in the Texas Air National Guard, image: seanet.com/~johnco

Slate points to an entire brigade of documentation of George W. Bush’s military career during the Vietnam War, including his request for early discharge in order to attend HBS.
As Bush so eloquently read today, “From the moment you repeated the oath to the day of your honorable discharge, your time belonged to America; your country came before all else. [And that dedication enabled me to disappear for a year without telling anyone and then check out early.]”
Related: AWOL Bush, and Chasing George W. Bush and the F-102