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To: Captain Kirk
Well, that is somewhat beside the point. George Washington lost most of his battles too as did the commies who were fighting the Russians in Afghanistan. The important victories in war, especially guerrilla war, are ones of perception and the ability to keep the war going by the enemy. And in this sense Tet was a NVA victory. It showed that U.S. forces could be attacked anywhere and everywhere and that the war could be endless. In this sense, it dealt a gigantic psychological blow which ultimately led to LBJ's bombing halt and Nixon's Vietnamization.

You are just plain full of CRAP! What it showed was that the media in this country was furthering the interests of our enemies instead of our own!

25 posted on 09/30/2010 8:09:21 AM PDT by Bigun ("It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere." Voltaire)
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To: Bigun
You are just plain full of CRAP

Interesting counterargument. Could you be more specific on how my examples were wrong? Facts please. Please knock me for a loop with your debate skills.

29 posted on 09/30/2010 8:14:24 AM PDT by Captain Kirk
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To: Bigun
In this sense, it dealt a gigantic psychological blow which ultimately led to LBJ's bombing halt and Nixon's Vietnamization.

Only because pukes like Walter Cronkite and his butt boy Dan Rather made it so! What do you suppose the result would have been had they simply reported the actual FACTS as to what happened during the period in question?

31 posted on 09/30/2010 8:19:24 AM PDT by Bigun ("It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere." Voltaire)
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