Memo to President Obama: Ho is no George Washington

Did I hear just hear an anti-Vietnam war speech from 1971?  Remember when the speakers used to say that Ho Chi Minh was George Washington and the Viet Cong were sort like "the Indo China Founding Fathers"?   Remember the Viet Cong flags waved by young American idiots unaware or ignorant that dozens of US soldiers were held and tortured at the infamous Hanoi Hilton?  By the way, did any of these "Viet Cong flag wavers" say anything when millions were slaughtered in Indo China after we left in 1975?  All I remember was a lot of silence! President Obama took unscripted remarks to another level when he said this: ".....we discussed the fact that Ho Chi Minh was actually inspired by the U.S. Declaration of Independence and Constitution, and the words of Thomas Jefferson."   (President Obama talking to reporters alongside Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang) Where do we start? First, it is true...(Read Full Post)