WHEN ‘HELL WAS IN SESSION’

Captain McCain, Colonel Webb, Admiral Denton

By Harry M. Covert

Far be it from this bureau to make any disparaging remarks at this time about the life and times of Captain John Sidney McCain III, USN retired.

Since the 81-year-old succumbed Saturday past from deadly brain cancer, tributes have poured in from all quarters almost to the point of “deification.”

Included in these plaudits one comes from a jailer in the horrible “Hanoi Hilton.” The guard said he now respected Senator McCain.We all know he was the U.S. senior senator from his adopted state of Arizona. He was born in Coco Solo, Panama, 1936, known then as the Canal Zone, an unincorporated U.S.… Read More