Skip to comments.If Pearl Harbor Happened Today...
Posted on 12/07/2012 10:26:25 AM PST by The Looking Spoon
Well...it did happen today, I mean in 2012 instead of 1941.
See the original paper I worked with on this post here.
Obama would apologize.
The chattering classes would all be wringing their hands and trying to understand why the Japanese hate us.
Yesterday December 7th, 1941 airplanes with red circles on their wings attacked the occupiers of the island nation of Hawaii.
Work place violence strikes again
And say we deserved it.
Univ of Hawaii professors would declare, “The USS Arizona was stuffed full of Little Eichmanns...!” Obama would apoligize for provoking Japanese.
Then it would be shown that the US State Department had known of the approaching Japanese task force for MONTHS, and that the White House had paid for all the Japanese equipment used in the attack.
...it would be described as an “Unfortunate industrial accident in setting-up for the upcoming Fourth-of-July fireworks display”.
Can you imagine the punishments for calling the Japs “Japs” or “Nips?”
Or what they would do to the Marines who sent Japanese skulls home to their loved ones to make ashtrays?
And no war prizes, like Arisakas, or Nambus.
We need to ditch political correctness. In the future we need to thoroughly demonize our enemies - call the savages SAVAGES for heaven’s sake! And we need to allow our troops a little loot!
FDR would advertize on Tokyo radio that he had nothing to do with the Laurel and Hardy sketch that undoubtedly was responsible for the massive plane vs. ship pileup in the harbour.
A few days later the FBI would arrest Charlie Chaplin.
Hard as it is to believe, there are liberals that maintain that the attack was entirely due to the US provoking Japan by basing our fleet in Hawaii.
excellent, you even got the chronology right.
Chaplin’s The Great Dictator came out in 1940.
"We go first to the year 1939 when Charlie Chaplin and his evil Nazi regime enslaved Europe and tried to take over the world! ... But then an even greater force emerged: The un....And the un un-nazied the world! Forever!"
(From the "Time Masheen" in Idiocracy)
Hull would emphatically deny that the US government had anything to do with the movie but would promise victims of the attack and their relatives that actor Peter Lorre, who portrayed Mr. Moto, a Japanese detective, the writer John P. Marquand, who created the character, and producer Sol Wurtzel would be prosecuted and punished. He would also assure listeners that an ongoing investigation of the attack is underway.
IN WW II the word “Jap” was not used as a derogatory epithet—it was just a short form of Japanese. When they wanted to use an epithet they used the word “Nip” “Monkey Men” “Gook” etc...
My dad was a Pacific WWII vet, and he certainly used the usual terms, but not "Gook".
In Korea—Gook is there word for Soup.
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