Wednesday, July 19, 2006

How Times Have Changed!

The Headmistress at The Common Room has an interesting post featuring a newspaper clipping from her grandfather's scrapbook, dated 1938. It relates to a conversation between two people opposed to the developing war in Asia. Most of the clipping is interesting from a historical perspective but not all that relevant to us. But my attention was arrested by the next-to-last sentence, which reads as follows:

Every loyal citizen know that, once war is declared, he must do all in his power to support the nation's effort to win the war.

Would that all American citizens still held this attitude today! We might have won the war in Iraq in a few months if our enemies had thought we would all be unified this way.

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