In announcing his accelerated drawdown of troops from Afghanistan President Obama wanted to announce his decision at Fort Drum , you know - to show the troops that Obama is tight with them and has their support. The only problem is he made a very glaring mistake in confusing recent Medal of Honor winners - one alive and one dead.
Blackfive has the story. Imagine if President Bush had made an error like this, the media circus would be in high ridicule mode with much laughing and pointing. Jon Stewart on the Daily Show would wocka-wocka this one for a week. Instead, not a peep.
Nothing to see here, move along.