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Reader comment on item: Why the Japanese Internment Still Matters

Submitted by K. Jarvis (United States), Sep 2, 2005 at 18:56

So much of the replay on Japanese Internment is linked to profiling of Islamists at airports. The suggestion is: "we should profit from that lesson and not profile anybody at airprots." I think it boils down to:
Do we follow what elected governments think is best or do we listen to all the post-era armchair quarterbacks who never have the guts to get elected but think they can posthumously preach goodness and virtue and forecast how they would act in any situation strictly from hindsight. I say, go campaign and get elected.
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