Congressman Johnson responds to Obama’s clueless comments on Vietnamese Dictator
Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) released the following statement following President Obama’s comment stating the ruthless dictator, Ho Chi Minh was inspired by the U.S. Declaration of Independence and Constitution:
“Sadly, when it comes to individual liberty, the President doesn't have a clue.
“What an insult to the POWs brutally tortured at the merciless hands - and rifle butts - of our captors. This is a slap in the face to those who served - and especially those who paid the ultimate price for freedom during that dark time in history. Let me tell you - there was nothing ‘free’ about my seven years in captivity in Hanoi - more than half of that time in solitary confinement. As a fellow POW etched on a prison cell wall, ‘Freedom has a taste to those who fight and almost die that the protected will never know.’”
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