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Ron Paul Destroys ChickenHawk Newt Gingrich: "I went."
Republican Ron Paul was married with two children when his Air Force draft order came and he still served.
"People who don't serve when they could and they get 3 or 4 or even 5 deferments have no right to send our kids off to wars." "I'm trying to stop the wars but at least I went when they called me up." "The veterans problem is a big one. We have hundreds of thousands coming back from these wars that were undeclared, unnecessary, haven't been won and we have an epidemic of suicide among veterans."
Gingrich responded that he comes from a military family — an “Army brat” — and said he wasn’t eligible for the draft because he was married with a child. And then appeared to get a little choked up recalling his father’s service.
“I think I have a pretty good idea of what it’s like as a family to worry about your father getting killed,” Gingrich said. “And I personally resent the kind of comments and aspersions he routinely makes without accurate information and then just slurs people with."
“I need only one follow up. When I was drafted, I was married and had two kids,” Paul said. “And I went.”
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