— 49.2 percent of officers have advanced or professional degrees; 39.4 percent have master’s degrees, 8.5 percent have professional degrees and 1.3 percent have doctorate degrees.
— 22.8 percent of company grade officers have advanced degrees; 16.5 percent have master’s degrees, 5.9 percent have professional degrees and 0.3 percent have doctorate degrees.
— 85.4 percent of field grade officers have advanced degrees; 70.7 percent have master’s degrees, 12.1 percent have professional degrees and 2.5 percent have doctorate degrees.
— 99.9 percent of the enlisted force have at least a high school education; 73.3 percent have some semester hours toward a college degree; 16.2 percent have an associate’s degree or equivalent semester hours; 4.7 percent have a bachelor’s degree; 0.7 percent have a master’s degree and .01 percent have a professional or doctorate degree.
Apparently John Kerry's humor is so dry that only a rarified few understand what his condescenion really meant. Here's a LGF link to a blogger who tries to explain it to us, the great middle-class "unwashed" or undereducated.
I frankly didn't see a joke in Kerry's statement. But he certainly took advantage during his attempt to explain Kerry humor to display his rage at the Swiftboaters and all others.
Imagine the possibilities of having such a thin-skinned individual with the power to launch nuclear weapons. Not reassuring presidential material.