William Westmorland is dead. And whaddya know, he was still capable of cranking out clunkers like this:
“It’s more accurate to say our country did not fulfill its commitment to South Vietnam,” he said. “By virtue of Vietnam, the U.S. held the line for 10 years and stopped the dominoes from falling.”
Of all the times for one of these guys to finally go… right when we’re in the middle of our own fresh bout of five o’clock follies… the coincidental timing of this is hard to ignore, if only for the black-comic implications.