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Mike Luckovich

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  1. Kip W

    Kip W said, 11 months ago

    It’s like he’s some kind of peace prize winner.

  2. Enoki

    Enoki said, 11 months ago

    Pardoning Iran… How fitting.

  3. goweeder

    goweeder GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @Debt Free

    “Free phones, free EBT cards, free nukes. Obama is all about ’free’dumb.”
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    (I’ll bite…. ) In order to write such hateful stuff, you have to be Brain Free. I’m sure you qualify.

  4. Kali39

    Kali39 said, 11 months ago

    But we don’t want him to pardon George W. Bush…

  5. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @Kali39

    Nancy Pelosi already did that.

  6. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    Diplomacy is cheaper than bombs, or lives. Negotiating from a point of strength is sane, not Chamberlain. (Just to save a few righties from going THERE!)

  7. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, 11 months ago

    @dtroutma

    For the defence, we call Winston Churchill (as a hostile witness). Read ‘Shall we commit suicide?’ (Churchill, 1924). He wrote that the Brits had developed (but not deployed) new poison gasses, much more lethal than any used in WWI, and against which gas masks were useless. With the modern aeroplane, these gasses would be dropped on every European city, depopulating all of Europe.


    Chamberlain was working on a top secret radar shield to stop German bombers from being able to attack the UK, and lied to Hitler in ‘38 saying, ’The UK only wants peace. We are NOT arming at all. Let’s have Peace in Our Time.’ Hitler agreed in Munich.


    Churchill then wrote a history relying on the secrecy of the radar shield: had the UK insisted on regime change in ‘33, it would have been bloodless. If the UK had insisted on regime change in ’36, it would have been a very minor skirmish, which the UK would have easily won. Had the UK gone to war in ’38, it would have been difficult, but the UK would definitely have won. When the UK finally declared war in ’39, it was too late: the Nazis won in about six weeks. So Chamberlain was entirely to blame.


    Churchill was obviously right about ’33, ’36, and ’39, and most US historians use him and agree with his assessment of ’38. Which the best historians (a minority) know was self-serving and completely wrong.


    Chanberlain did the right thing at Munich. Had he gone to war, there would have been no ’miracle at Dunkirk’, the UK would have lost the Battle of Britain, the US would have had no base from which to attack Hitler, and the swastika (or the hammer and sickle) would now be flying over Europe (the USSR might have defeated Hitler and taken over all of Europe plus Britain, but it’s not clear that would have been a lot better).

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