Guardsman Draws Fire for Radio Critique of Iraq War Over the weekend, a National Guardsman who spent 10 months in Iraq used the Democrats' weekly radio address to deliver a tough critique of the war in Iraq. That platform is traditionally reserved for top Democratic figures. Though 1st Lt. Paul Rieckhoff's remarks drew criticism, he says he intends to keep speaking out -- and stay in the military. NPR's Libby Lewis reports.
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Guardsman Draws Fire for Radio Critique of Iraq War

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Guardsman Draws Fire for Radio Critique of Iraq War

Guardsman Draws Fire for Radio Critique of Iraq War

Guardsman Draws Fire for Radio Critique of Iraq War

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Over the weekend, a National Guardsman who spent 10 months in Iraq used the Democrats' weekly radio address to deliver a tough critique of the war in Iraq. That platform is traditionally reserved for top Democratic figures. Though 1st Lt. Paul Rieckhoff's remarks drew criticism, he says he intends to keep speaking out — and stay in the military. NPR's Libby Lewis reports.