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The man most hated by Garry Kasparov and his Ukrainian cronies ...

Chomsky began his life as a public intellectual with his trenchant essay, The Responsibility of Intellectuals. The most left-wing story permissible in mainstream political discourse in America is that because of overflowing benevolence, the US fought a war in Vietnam to protect its people from communist tyranny. However, because of some variety of blunders, it was unable to achieve this lofty goal, and perhaps committed some cruelties along the way. [😡 perhaps??]

Chomsky raised a different issue: that the US had no right to invade a country on the other side of the planet to install its own preferred puppet government, in defiance of the wishes of that country's population. In the leading journal of the American liberal intelligentsia, Chomsky basically accused America's liberal intelligentsia of moral bankruptcy.

My Lai Massacre, cover-up and impunity

CMSgt. Grover D. Hargrove, a veteran of three wars: World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. You taught me that thoughtful dissent is a form of patriotism, too.

The Legacy of War
By Noam Chomsky

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Wed Jul 27th, 2022 at 06:16:05 AM EST

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