who was the son in law of President Lyndon Johnson, and served as an infantry captain in the USMC in combat in Vietnam, who saw over 100 of his men receive the Purple Heart, ¼ posthumously.
He spoke out forcefully against a Flag Desecration amendment to the US Constitution.
The Amendment failed in the US Senate by one vote. Almost all of the votes against the amendment were, like Robb, Democrats.
In light of the current dispute started when Colin Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem, and which has blown up again because of the tweets of Donald Trump.
It will take you 15 minutes to listen to Robb’s words.
This is a man who won the Silver Star, the nation’s third highest honor for military valor.
His words should carry weight, as they did 17 years ago.
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