Gathering of Eagles: Threat to damage the Vietnam Veterans Wall/Yellow Spray Paint

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While appearing March 16, 2007, on Fox News' "Your World with Neil Cavuto" to discuss the "upcoming anti-protest protest to protect the Vietnam Memorial" on March 17, 2007, Old War Dogs member and Gathering of Eagles co-chair Larry Bailey—a retired U.S. Navy Captain who was president of Vietnam Vets for the Truth, "which attacked 2004 Democratic Presidential candidate Senator John Kerry's military record, on the heels of the more well-known" Swift Boat Veterans for Truth— when asked whether "there really is truly a credible threat to the wall, Bailey reveal[ed] that [he'd] heard that the anti-war commies are planning on bringing muriatic acid to throw on the memorial, and advising their minions to bring lots of yellow spray paint for its walls." [1] A video link is posted at the bottom of the page.

Only two mentions of yellow spray paint have been found, both coming from the "Right".

The first comes from Bailey's March 16, 2007, appearance on Fox News.

The second, perhaps echoing Bailey's comment, is found in this March 16, 2007, posting by Conservative Beach Girl (who is a member of the 910 Group).

"Now, these paragons of democracy are planning to spray the Vietnam Veterans Wall commemorating the fallen military personal - men and women - who gave their lives in Vietnam with yellow paint. I think the color is more appropriate for them to wear and not spray unless it is upon themselves."