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Mike 03

(16,616 posts)
7. Yep!
Mon Jul 27, 2020, 11:40 AM
Jul 2020

Although, to be fair, Britain struggled a bit to get engaged in the early stages of WW2. (Of course, it wasn't entirely their fault--there was the fiasco in Belgium). I almost hate to point that out, since they were tremendous heroes at most stages of the war and bore the brunt of many brutal aerial and sea attacks.

The British are our greatest allies.

We could use a Churchill now, or an FDR.

Churchill nailed us cold. [View all] shockey80 Jul 2020 OP
The evidence connecting Churchill to the saying is late and very weak: King of the sheep Jul 2020 #1
Apt quote for our circumstances. empedocles Jul 2020 #2
Even if it is weak, That's exactly what we did until forced into the war by the Japanese Thekaspervote Jul 2020 #3
Yep! Mike 03 Jul 2020 #7
With hindsight sarisataka Jul 2020 #12
I have no doubt that Churchill did say something to that effect. luvtheGWN Jul 2020 #6
Credit our firm embrace of FreeDumbs ToxMarz Jul 2020 #4
Still better than never doing the right thing at all. Aristus Jul 2020 #5
Exactly right. zentrum Jul 2020 #8
And with racism. nt barbtries Jul 2020 #9
Many Brits want to take zentrum Jul 2020 #10
not defending churchill, barbtries Jul 2020 #11
Yes, I understood. zentrum Jul 2020 #16
+1 million geardaddy Jul 2020 #15
That's what we're doing right now with racism and antiracist blowback. ancianita Jul 2020 #13
Churchill was a racist pig. n/t geardaddy Jul 2020 #14
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