And for any Democrat who might think this is nothing more than "Republican smear tactics" and that he shouldn't apologize for his remarks, here's a few people who aren't too happy about what he said:
American Legion to Sen. Kerry: Apologize Now
Marine's Family Urges Kerry To Learn More About Military
- he made these remarks just a day after calling this family to offer his condolences on their son being killed in Iraq
Dem Congressman tells ABCNEWS: 'I guess Kerry wasn't content blowing 2004, now he wants to blow 2006, too''
Iowa candidate asks Kerry to cancel campaign visit