An unpardonable sin

You don’t lie about fighting in a war. It’s enough to disqualify a candidate for office, regardless of his or her other qualifications. But Connecticut senatorial candidate Richard Blumenthal, who, according to the New York Times, obtained at least five military deferments from 1965 to 1970 and took repeated steps to avoid Vietnam, remains in the race. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is shamelessly blaming Republicans for the story — in particular, former World Wrestling Entertainment executive Linda (Mrs. Vince) McMahon, who is seeking the GOP nomination. “Its no surprise Republicans would want to smear Dick Blumenthal, considering all of the debauchery…