Byron York summarized a good deal of the more crucial facts regarding GW Bush’s service as a National Guardsman.

He did indeed serve and being part of a so-called “Champagne Unity” doesn’t mean he did less work than you average National Guardsman. Being an active flyer in the Air National Guard means you do more work.

It’s also worth it to point out that while he may be accused of not dedicating so much time to Guard in Alabama he dedicated an excruciating amount of time serving in Texas.