As reported earlier by TGP’s Cassandra Fairbanks—
The Washington Post has had to issue yet another retraction after falsely claiming that far-left Native American activist Nathan Phillips served in the Vietnam War. He didn’t — but this lie was previously used to help raise money for a documentary about his life.
On Monday, the Washington Post quietly issued a correction to their story about the activist, saying that while he served in the Marines, he was never deployed to Vietnam.
“Correction: Earlier versions of this story incorrectly said that Native American activist Nathan Phillips fought in the Vietnam War. Phillips served in the U.S. Marines from 1972 to 1976 but was never deployed to Vietnam,” the update reads.
Nathan Phillips 'war hero' narrative is crumbling.
From WaPo: "Correction:…Phillips served in the U.S. Marines from 1972 to 1976 but was never deployed to Vietnam."https://t.co/pDOOnuyCKq
— John Cardillo (@johncardillo) January 22, 2019
But it gets worse…
Nathan Phillips told reporters at The Toledo Blade in July 2007 that he served in the Vietnam War from 1972-1976.
Nathan Phillips was quite the soldier.
The last US troops departed Vietnam on March 29, 1973.