“I shed no tears for Mcnamara.”
Me neither. He was a monster and a criminal in every respect; an arrogant and profoundly callous intellectual who had his own bizarre notions of how to get things done, and who persisted with them in defiance of experience, history, and an avalanche of facts.
This story doesn’t just need to be told now, it needs to be told a thousand years from now. It is a universal warning about the hubris of power and status.
posted on 07/06/2009 10:16:34 AM PDT
by atomic conspiracy
(Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
To: atomic conspiracy
Me either. Vietnam was before me but as someone who is fascinated by military history, the more I learned about the whiz kid, the more I came to detest him and types like him. All I can is goodbye and good riddance.
posted on 07/06/2009 1:08:21 PM PDT
(My doctor says that I have a malformed public-duty gland and a natural deficiency in moral fibre)
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