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Re: Thoughts
Posted By: wintermute, on host
Date: Monday, September 17, 2001, at 09:20:41
In Reply To: Re: Thoughts posted by Dave on Monday, September 17, 2001, at 09:17:53:

> > > 4. In 1941, we knew the Japanese were going
> >>to attack on December 7. In fact, we had
> >>requested that Japan commit the first overt
> >>act. (We just didn't know _where_ they were
> >>going to attack.)
> >
> > What on earth are you talking about?
> I think he's one of those people who actually think Roosevelt called up Hirohito and said "Look, my people don't want to go to war, and I think we should. So could you please come bomb the crap out of us or something so the American people will support going to war?"
> It's amazing what people will believe.
> -- Dave

Well hey. It worked for Otto von Bismark.

winter"He convinced Prussia to declare war on Germany, who then promptly beat the snot out of them"mute

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