Thomas Jefferson, unchiul Ho si Barack Obama


Motto:”What is the nature of the threat which communism brings to the free world? It is the threat of an all-powerful state, dedicated to the extinction of individual dignity and individual freedom–individualism, in short. To put it more simply, communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity–in short, tyranny–and it is committed to making tyranny universal.”–Adlai E. Stevenson, 12 septembrie 1952

In politica trebuie facute compromisuri. Diplomatia implica anumite gesturi formale, ritualuri ale politetii, declaratii de curtoazie. Ceea ce insa nu inseamna renuntarea la adevar si inlocuirea istoriei reale prin mit. Pe scurt, nu vad nicio legatura intre parintii fondatori ai natiunii americane si Ho Si Min, dictatorul stalinist din Vietnamul de Nord. Ca acesta a tinut sa apara ca un mare luptator pentru independenta nationala e de necontestat. Ca i-a trimis scrisori lui Harry Truman este real. Scrisori la care acel admirabil om de…

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