What’s more, McCain argues on the basis of unmatched experience, including real military experience. None of the other candidates has so much as tried on a uniform. ~Niall Ferguson

I suppose if you must be a madcap warmonger, it doesn’t hurt that you at least have served in the military in wartime and suffered tremendously as a prisoner of war.  Then again, nothing better debunks the idea that military experience yields foreign policy wisdom than the case of John McCain.