All nine GOP candidates failed to defend this brave soldier during the debate. Rick Santorum later said that he didn’t hear the audience boo.
Obama responded in a speech at the Human Rights Campaign annual dinner: “You want to be commander in chief? You can start by standing up for the men and women who wear the uniform of the United States, even when it’s not politically convenient.”
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