What they got at was the ultimate wakeup call. The Japanese Navy attacked Wheeler Air Field and
While it would be easy to go on about the heroes of that day, and there were some real heroes, I will talk about politics. (One hero that comes to mind is the one the now late Jim Cooley told me about. He saw a man who kept firing his machine gun at the planes as they came over Wheeler. The man fired until the water cooled machine gun, without water to cool it, burned the man’s arm.)
Those in the major media and in the Republican Party would have you believe that the Democrats going after President Bush and his team over September 11th are unprecedented in their criticism of a sitting Commander in Chief. They are wrong.
Politics has always been present. In the almost immediate aftermath of
There was a heated Congressional investigation in 1946 into the
That is not much different than what President Bush faces today. Just switch the party labels and you get pretty much the same thing: blame being readily laid at the doorstep of the President of the
Things are not nearly as strange politically as some would have you believe. Politics has always been a tough game.
Another thing that has not changed is the heroes in the midst of tragedy. Who knows what President knew what when. But, one thing is clear on