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Posts tagged as “POW/MIA”

One Year After: The Reform Party Remembers Ross Perot

One year ago today, Texas industrialist Ross Perot died at the age of 89.  The Reform Party, which Perot founded after his monumental 1992 Independent presidential campaign and for whom he served as their inaugural 1996 presidential nominee, released the following statement at the time of his death:

Today, the nation lost a great man.… Read more ...

Amid Trump’s POW Tweet Reaction, Perot’s Rebuke of McCain Recalled

Earlier today, President Donald Trump, once a candidate for the Reform Party’s presidential nomination (in 2000), tweeted the following:

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1248277475928530946

In response, Twitter users revisited Trump’s 2015 comments about Senator John McCain, a Vietnam War POW:

This caused “Senator McCain” and “John McCain” to trend on Twitter today with users attacking Trump and expressing admiration for McCain, who died in 2018.… Read more ...