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Jim Ruland: A Reunion of Swift Boat Veterans

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Jim Ruland: A Reunion of Swift Boat Veterans

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Jim Ruland: A Reunion of Swift Boat Veterans

Jim Ruland: A Reunion of Swift Boat Veterans

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Writer Jim Ruland offers this commentary on a recent reunion of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, the group organized to discredit Sen. John Kerry during the 2004 presidential election. Ruland traveled to the event with his father, who was part of the group.

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