Monday, September 01, 2008

Criticism of U.S. foreign policy is patriotic

"During recent years a theory has developed that there shall be no criticism of the foreign policy of the administration, that any such criticism is an attack on the unity of the Nation, that it gives aid and comfort to the enemy, and that it sabotages any idea of a bipartisan foreign policy for the national benefit. I venture to state that this proposition is a fallacy, and a very dangerous fallacy threatening the very existence of the Nation."

U.S. Senator Robert A. Taft, 1951

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Hat tip to Bill Kauffman, page 109. Ain't My America: The Long, Noble History of Antiwar Conservatism and Middle-American Anti-Imperialism: Bill Kauffman: Books

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