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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:30 PM

13. Except there is a certain amount of dumb luck involved in not killing an American once you

launch a missile anywhere near where they are known to be. Iran could not have had perfect information about the real-time location of every single American, AND perfect control over every missile. This isn't some on-screen drama or video game. For the same set of reasons that US air strikes sometimes kill people other than their intended target, so too could Iran have killed an American (or many). It just happened not to in this case.

This "They missed Americans on purpose" is Trumpist-speech for "See? We are still in control of the situation. Your criticisms are invalid. Shut up." Don't fall for it. This path that Trump has thrown the country down is every bit as reckless and irresponsible as it was before these air strikes; the outcome of these air strikes changes nothing about that.

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