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WTF! John McCain Saluting an American Communist?

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Whatever lurks in the recesses of John McCain's mind, the instinct to write the op-ed on Berg suggests he's a complicated old SOB who somewhere holds onto a strain of human decency and love for the underdog. The danger is, like those Soviet cadres he says tried to "suborn" the Republican cause in Spain, there's also a very robust instinct in the American military character of suborning honorable causes by focusing so hard on "US interests" that ordinary humanity gets lost in the fog and the bombing runs.

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