To: Lady In Blue
Ah yes, but one hundred and twenty days after the major conflict it's a "Quagmire". These people expose their ignorance every single time they open their mouths.
Vietnam lasted for years, it was backed by a foreign power (or powers) and Iraq is nothing like Vietnam.
I'm writing to a couple of kids over there and they are really making progress. What disturbs them most is that we're not hearing enough about it.
I couldn't agree with you more! As one of the retired generals on Fox said today, if these people had been around at the battle of the bulge(sp?)or Normandy they wouldn't have been able to stand it(paraphrasing).Of course they didn't have cable back then,24 hours continuous reporting,he went on to say.
posted on 08/26/2003 8:10:27 PM PDT
by Lady In Blue
(Thou Art Peter And Upon This Rock I Will Build My Church &The Gates Of Hell Shall Not Prevail ..)
To: McGavin999; Lady In Blue
I heard this said during the major combat part of the war, but can't remember by whom:
"If they'd had 24 hour news networks with live cameras on Bloody Lane at Antietam, you would now need a passport to go from DC to Arlington."
posted on 08/26/2003 9:15:04 PM PDT
by Mr. Silverback
("Helen Thomas, I've got a question for you: Just how many cats do you own now?")
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