There can be no doubt that John McCain is an American hero for serving his country in a time of war, and for the brutal and horrific five and a half years that he spent as a POW. What is perhaps hitherto unknown to the American public is that McCain is also considered an "ace," not because he destroyed five enemy aircraft, but because as a pilot in the employ of the United States Navy he destroyed five of America's
McCain never shot down a single enemy aircraft, but his consistant record of destroying American aircraft makes him an enemy ace.
Read this fascinating article at findarticles.com
, via Oliver Willis.