"And I actually always thought of the military as an ennobling and, you know, honorable option. But keep in mind that I graduated in 1979. The Vietnam War had come to an end. We weren't engaged in an active military conflict at that point. And so, it's not an option that I ever decided to pursue."Because, back in the Vietnam days, that's when young guys felt especially motivated to sign up to fight. Mmm hmmm.
September 7, 2008
So he said, when asked George Stephanopoulos today, on television.