McCain's Secret, Questionable Record

"At a meeting in his Pentagon office in early 1981, Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman told Capt. John S. McCain III that he was about to attain his life ambition: becoming an admiral.... Mr. McCain declined the prospect of his first admiral's star to make a run for Congress, saying that he could 'do more good there,' Mr. Lehman recalled." So claimed the New York Times in a front-page article on May 29 this year. Full Story »

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Rebecca Hale
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by Rebecca Hale - Oct. 1, 2008

This is good journalism and is particularly well-sourced. The story is important because exaggerating one's resume is not a good example, for a world-class leader.

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