Bob Schieffer: General-could I just interrupt you-I have to say, Barack Obama has not had any of those experiences either nor has he ridden in a fighter plane and gotten shot down.
General Wesley Clark: I don't think riding in a fighter plane and getting shot down is a qualification to be president...
-- Face the Nation (CBS), 6/29/08
After a careful reading of Article II of the U.S. Constitution, it appears General Wesley Clark is correct. "Riding in a fighter plane and getting shot down" is neither a qualification nor a requirement nor a recommended prerequisite to being president.
Watch for the RS3M* to label progressives as 'strict constructionists' and make it sound like 'godless commie fucks'. Heh. Strange bedfellows, indeed...
More at the site, but that was the 'bada-bing' of it to me.
Go read this excellent post on the subject.