Crazy, right?

The New Republic has learned that Republican Senator and presidential candidate John McCain served in the military during the Vietnam war and was captured and tortured as a prisoner of war. McCain, who is notoriously reticent about his Vietnam-era history, has not yet confirmed or denied this discovery, though, in fairness to him, tnr has not yet gotten around to calling his office for comment, what with all the interesting things to read on the Internet.