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  •  But 90% got their news from the networks.,,, (0+ / 0-)

    ...and watched on TV as the North Vietnamese celebrated and cracked down on our allies in the South in a victory orgy.

    Be that as it may -- if Obama is making decisions based purely on how it would look -- not on whether its the right policy from a stretaegic standpoint -- he's now turned into Lyndon Johnson.

    •  People watching on TV in 1975 saw (0+ / 0-)

      the last escapees scrambling up a ladder   on top of the US Embassy in Saigon to the last US helicopter leaving Vietnam forever.

      Imagine the last refugees escaping from the American Embassy in the Capitol of Afghanistan.

      The caption will be:

             Last flight from Kabul.

      Wait for it.

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