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DCCC calls Iraq War Vet a “Coward”
NRCC | May 15, 2014


The DCCC has had a terrible week, and it has been called out for a failure to understand “political basics.”

Along that theme, one “political basic” that is also a “life basic” is not to call someone who served his country in war a “coward.” And that is exactly what the DCCC did when they pulled a classless stunt in accusing veteran Lee Zeldin of being “a coward.”

Keep in mind that Lee Zeldin served in the Iraq War as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne. We repeat THE 82ND AIRBORNE. Here is some history on that historic unit.

Here’s a tip for the next time the DCCC wants to call someone a coward – read a book first.

NRCC Comment: “Tim Bishop needs to immediately demand that his cronies at the DCCC apologize to Iraq War veteran and 82nd Airborne paratrooper Lee Zeldin for calling him a coward. Not only does that classless insult show a complete lack of respect for combat veterans and the brethren of 82nd Airborne paratroopers, but it demonstrates an ignorance of the basic American history.” – NRCC Spokesman Ian Prior

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