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Nam & Israel

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Submitted by AlbertE. (United States), Jun 11, 2017 at 21:39

"our arch-liberal headmaster, Charles E. Merrill Jr., went to pains to distinguish between the Americans' bad war in Vietnam and the Israelis' good war."

Correct. At that time the liberal/lefty very fond of Israel. Dead Americans in Nam no big deal. Dead Israeli and they would cry. Israel and the socialist/kibbutz life style very dear to the liberal/lefty.

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Nam & Israel [58 words]AlbertE.Jun 11, 2017 21:39239556
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