CRITICS of the war in Iraq like to claim they "oppose the mission" but "support the troops." But the experience of Vietnam shows that turning our backs on the mission always means turning our backs on the courage of those who fought for that mission, and what they achieved through their skill and sacrifice.
Consider the battle that ended 40 years ago today, when US Marines and Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) troops retook the Imperial Palace at Hue, South Vietnam's third largest city, from Communist forces after a 27-day siege.
Monday, February 25, 2008
Another Iraq/Vietnam comparison
Well, to be exact, the Democrat's handling of both. It's another history lesson on Vietnam which is surprisingly similar to how the Democrat's are trying to handle Iraq. This one is about the battle for Hue (pronounced way, if I remember correctly). From Arthur Herman at The New York Post is MEDIA & 'NAM: LESSONS FOR IRAQ