In a message on his blog, Kirk wrote that “upon a recent review of my records, I found that an award listed in my official biography was misidentified” and that the award he had intended to list was given to his unit, not to him individually.
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Is Falsifying Military Records In With Politicians?
Apparently falsifying military records is the new political infidelity. News broke today that Rep. Mark Kirk, who is running for President Obama’s former Senate seat in Illinois, claimed in his official bio that he had received the U.S. Navy’s Intelligence Officer of the Year award for his service during NATO’s conflict with Serbia in the late 1990s. He "misspoke". This man needs to be taken out of the race. If we can't trust his words then we have nothing. We must not be like the Democrats when it comes to our politicians lie,cheat or steal. They just write it off when their party does it. But we must hold our reps to a higher standard. We must hold all politicians to a higher standard. If they lie they must go. We must be able to trust our political representatives. And here is the new version of “I misspoke”: