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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #76)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 09:00 PM

78. Maybe I should explain to you who that old douchebag is

He's former Secretary of State and Richard Nixon confidante and advisor Henry Kissinger, widely suspected of complicity in war crimes and violations of international law.

He's been accused of involvement in the carpet bombing of a neutral country, Cambodia, because he suspected North Vietnamese fugitives had sought asylum there.

He has been connected with brutal and repressive regimes in various countries, namely Pakistan, Greece, Indonesia and most notably, Chile, where he is suspected of plotting a CIA-led coup which deposed elected president Allende and installed the dictator Pinochet and led to the persecution, murders and "disappearance" of thousands of civilians, men, women and children.

So yes, it bothers me when I see a candidate for the presidency of the US, who claims a strong commitment to the rights of women and children, unashamedly embracing a war criminal who has plotted to deprive many women and children of their most basic right, namely, the right to continue living.

Maybe the question should be, why does it not bother you?

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