Most Intercepts readers know the story about Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., getting shot down in his A-4E ground-attack aircraft during the Vietnam War, and his subsequent ordeal as a prisoner of war.
The stories of McCain’s experiences as a POW are chilling.
But the Senate Armed Services Committee’s top Republican has a very underrated dry wit, which he flashed in a Friday (Oct. 26) Tweet on the anniversary of crashing over Hanoi:
“45 years ago today I intercepted a surface-to-air missile with my own airplane over Hanoi!”
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