Skip to comments.Professor Bruce Herschensohn on “An American Amnesia”
Posted on 04/05/2011 10:53:48 AM PDT by EllisWashingtonReport
Does being on the left mean never having to say that you are sorry?If you are talking about the Vietnam War and who won it 35 years later, that very well may be the case.
Regarding the real truth of the Vietnam War after the fall of Saigon, Laos and Cambodia, Senator Fulbright, D-AK, who was also the chair of the Foreign Relations Committee summed up the sentiment of the 94th Congress, I am no more distressed than if Arkansas had lost the football game to Texas.
That started the Southeast Asian genocide. Youre talking about one quarter of the Cambodian population, dead; about a million boat people from South Vietnam who had no other way to get out of the place. 500,000 of them are still under the South China Sea. And you dont hear anyone who was a part of that Congress apologize, that they were wrong, says Bruce Herschensohn.
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Why not just post it here?
I remember how all my Democrat friends, especially those from Columbia, kept telling me we had no business in Viet Nam.
My response was that we were trying to help a nation maintain its freedom in the face of a Communist invasion—by the time Tet was over, the VC had been decimated and the NVA was the principal opposition—and that the left didn’t want to help them as we had helped Europe against Hitler and then Russia because these S. Vietnamese allies were Asian and not ‘our kind’.
They were very uncomfortable with that and really had no answer.
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