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Guy who was involved in Kerry campaign stripped of Silver Star after being convicted on child porn charges

Retired Navy Capt. Wade Sanders, who introduced John Kerry at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, is now doing time on a child porn conviction. (He pleaded guilty but says it was all a big misunderstanding. I am amazed at how many people say they were just doing research.) The Navy took back the Silver Star ...

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Retired Navy Capt. Wade Sanders, who introduced John Kerry at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, is now doing time on a child porn conviction. (He pleaded guilty but says it was all a big misunderstanding. I am amazed at how many people say they were just doing research.) The Navy took back the Silver Star it bestowed on him long after the Vietnam War had ended. 

Kerry and Edwards. What a pair.

Retired Navy Capt. Wade Sanders, who introduced John Kerry at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, is now doing time on a child porn conviction. (He pleaded guilty but says it was all a big misunderstanding. I am amazed at how many people say they were just doing research.) The Navy took back the Silver Star it bestowed on him long after the Vietnam War had ended. 

Kerry and Edwards. What a pair.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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