The governor of Ohio, James Rhodes, demonized the war protesters. They were "worse than the Brownshirts and the communist element. . . . We will use whatever force necessary to drive them out of Kent."And subsequently in 1970, four students were killed by the National Guard at Kent State. Now of course, I wonder if Neil Young wrote a song about the Birmingham bombing and if Cohen nearly cried everytime he read it. That notwithstanding, read entire of op-ed here.
Friday, October 8, 2010
Sticks and Stones . . . but Words Can Kill
I just think this is very important to remember. Washington Post's Richard Cohen, not that I'm a fan, writes:
But Don't Jack My Genuis
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