Columnists: One Problem, Two Solutions

Almost everyone sensed that it was close to a moment of truth in South Viet Nam, and last week two leading U.S. political columnists offered their solutions. They were about as contradictory as could he.

Something Better. To Walter Lippmann, from the start it was "a grievous mistake to have involved ourselves so much in a part of the world where it is impossible for a non-Asian country to win a war against Asians." Nor, in Lippmann's view, did proponents of a "clean war" in Viet Nam-one fought in the skies rather than...

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