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June 03, 2010


Kirk Caught Misstating His Military Record Again

In trying to explain how he might have exaggerated his military record in the past, Rep. Mark Kirk (R-IL) told the Chicago Sun Times in an interview that "he was never fired on as he flew over Iraq or Kosovo" but also insisted "he never said he was."

However, there's a video of Kirk on the House floor saying just that: "I just returned from Iraq and the trend is for the better. The last time I was in Iraq, I was in uniform flying at 20,000 feet and the Iraqi Air Defense network was shooting at us."

Here's the clip:














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