Sunday, January 04, 2009

Proportionality

Michael J Totten:

The American response to Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor went well beyond sinking an equal number of ships in a Japanese harbor, for instance. And European Jews certainly were not entitled to execute six million German civilians after the Holocaust.
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1 comment:

dearieme said...

After he saw Belsen, my father felt that if he had been ordered to advance 10 miles every day and kill every German he met, he would have done so. As he said to me, that reaction was paradoxical.