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Response to TwilightGardener (Reply #5)

Thu Oct 16, 2014, 01:07 PM

7. Same group of the 'best and brightest' (to borrow a line from David Halberstam) brought

 

us Vietnam 50 years ago.

But let's keep placing our faith in the wealthy and educated elites.

BTW, your post reminded me of Stephen Crane's Red Badge of Courage for its unflinching realism. Irony of ironies: Crane never served during the Civil War but he ended up writing the best fictional treatment of it.

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