Sen. Webb's comparison

I had a different thought when Senator Webb mentioned this:I'm reminded of another time, with a leader who truly understood war. In 1952 General Dwight Eisenhower, who had led us to victory in Europe in World War Two, strongly condemned the conduct of the Korean War as "an appalling failure." He claimed "the old Administration cannot be expected to repair what it failed to prevent." And he gave his pledge to "review and examine every course of action open to us with one goal in view: to bring the Korean War to an early and honorable end." And you know what? When he was elected President, he did that. I immediately remembered T. R. Fehrenbach's great history of the Korean War This Kind of War : a Study in Unpreparedness.P 641:  It may have been, in 1953, that the Republican leadership didn't know exactly what it was going to do about the Korean War.  ... But, more important, it had failed to enlighten the Communist world, too...In Nevada, at...(Read Full Post)

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