Originally Posted by patteeu
That's an unfortunate epithet to use in this particular case given the fact that he volunteered for military service during wartime at a pretty ripe age as far as the military is concerned.
As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. -HL Mencken 1933