"You can be that liberal in Arlington, but I don't think you can be that liberal in the state of Virginia and get through," Mr. Woods said shortly after chatting with Mr. Perriello on Wednesday. "I would like to see him get through, but I think you have to be pragmatic too. You have to build a coalition somewhere in the middle."
"They don't think we should have that medal, because they don't think we have been wounded. Well, I beg to differ," said Mr. Woods, who is a Vietnam-era veteran who suffers from PTSD himself.