(CNN) — Sen. Barack Obama — locked in a tight presidential race against Sen. John McCain, widely considered a war hero — said in an interview broadcast Sunday that he once considered joining the military himself. [emphasis added]From Obama: I Once Considered Joining the Military
Just what would it take to actually be a war hero? I'm jus'askin', 'cause in 2004 John Kerry's record was just about enough...
Note that CNN continues on with no mention that the Selective Service requirement was not reinstated until 1980, but Obama signed up in 1979.
Also, there is the glaring ommission of Obama's slip of the tongue while dodging and weaving about the GOP using "My Muslim Faith" on the campaign trail.