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The Chickenhawk Hall of Shame


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name:
James Danforth "Dan" Quayle
rank:
Chickenhawk First Class with Distinguished Fleeing Cross
date-of-birth:
February 4, 1947
home state:
Indiana
missed opportunity:
Vietnam War
excuse:
Too well-connected to die
preferred activity:
Golfing
occupation:
Veep, Senator
 
The Indiana National Guard was a nice safe place for young Dan during the Vietnam era. Good thing for him he was from "a good family" — too good to go wasting their fair-haired boy in a war.