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Turbineguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-07-09 05:07 PM
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7. A lot of the anti-war
Edited on Mon Dec-07-09 05:13 PM by Turbineguy
movement then was perceived as useful idiots for Moscow. Not that all were, but it tended to look that way.

This war (and both Iraq wars) were based on an entirely different premise.

I think when the focus became solely on Vietnam, it went better and in the end, the draft, the strategy, the sad waste and loss of life and the fact that the media got involved all made a difference.

One of the smart things the neo-cons did was not spread the sacrifice. People were buying new cars and taking cruises. Bush even extended the bill by fighting the war with borrowed money. Only the families who had relatives killed or maimed seemed to be paying the price.
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