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Kennedy and Bush, Vietnam and Iraq

Much talked about yesterday was this op-ed by JFK’s court historians, Theodore Sorenson and Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. In case you were lucky enough to have missed it, they claim--as did Oliver Stone some years ago--that Kennedy was preparing to withdraw from Vietnam when that bullet from the book repository found its mark.

Over at Big Tent, historian Tom Bruscino finds the piece "riddled" with "distortions, hostility, and falsehoods." "What a shame," he laments, "that this is the best we seem to be able to get from two men who were serious players in the age of muscular liberalism."

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Life’s too short to bother with anything these people say.

here are the two of you bothering with what "these people" said.

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