Letters, Jun. 5, 1972

The Emperor's Clothes

Sir / President Nixon's speech on mining Haiphong [May 22] was an admission that his policy of Vietnamization has failed utterly. The Administration's disastrous leadership has now brought us to the brink of global warfare to rescue a small corrupt government and win a bloody war that the American people long ago disowned.

President Johnson had the good sense to step down when it became clear that his policies had failed. President Nixon, however, is bent on pursuing a bloody dead end in Indochina, while insisting that the American people recognize...

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