A recent letter to the editor (TNT, 10-1) argues that Dick Muri would be a “better fit for veterans” than Congressman Adam Smith.
I checked this claim out using www.votesmart.org, a nonpartisan site providing information on how our elected officials have voted, as well as how they are rated by various organizations. I found the following on Smith: In 2007-2008, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America gave Smith a grade of A; in 2006, he supported the interest of the Disabled American Veterans 100 percent.
For comparison purposes I chose Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio. McCain …