The Times – Like father, like son: McCains send next generation to war

But the timing is certainly unusual. If, as expected, the elder McCain throws his hat into the White House ring, he could join Franklin D. Roosevelt as one of the only presidential candidates to have had a son at war. Four of FDR’s sons served in the Second World War when their father was President, Elliott attaining the rank of brigadier-general.


So in one aspect hopefully he won’t be following in his father’s footsteps and get himself captured since, well, I don’t think he’ll be treated so well or last as long.