[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/09/02/art.orson.swindle.gi.jpg caption="Orson Swindle former POW and Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission."]
Orson Swindle was a very big Ross Perot supporter in 1992. Perot had a special bond with veterans – which helps explain Swindle’s relationship with both Perot and McCain.
They’re beginning the evening with a tribute to those who highlight a portion of McCain’s life story: his time as a POW.
You know, John Kerry ran on his military record in 2004. And what he discovered was a lot of voters respected and admired his military record but wondered: why exactly does that make him qualified to be president? You just wonder, what does it have to do with solving the problems we have now?