Somerville, Ma.– I had the great privilege of watching the Red Sox-Tampa Bay Rays game tonight at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 529 here. Best place on the face of the earth for instant analysis of a Red Sox game. These people know their baseball. Still some post-traumatic memories of Bill Buckner. (Some wounds never heal!)
But one thing was certain: Wesley Clark’s comments about John McCain did not go over well here, and hurt Obama. The talk at this VFW post were not about Obama’s speech on patriotism, but Wesley Clark’s comments about John McCain’s military service.
VFW Post 529 is named in honor of George Dilboy, whose story is detailed in his Wikipedia entry. Two other members of the post have also been Medal of Honor winners.