Class Notes

In George W. Bush’s book Decision Points, he said his greatest regret was the mission accomplished banner on the USS Abraham Lincoln.  It was something that has haunted him ever since.  Bush’s mistake is reminiscent of President Johnson trying to calm America’s fears over the Vietnam War, telling them they were winning and the war could be over by 1968.  Then in January of 1968 the North launched the Tet Offensive and crushed any credibility Johnson had left.

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