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Bolton Blasts Obama’s Apology Tour: We Weren’t Just Killing People in Hiroshima, ‘We Were Defending Our Country’

President Obama “goes out of his way in the speech to say that mankind has engaged in wars for the entire existence of the species, so that everybody is equally guilty, all of the time, and we should just recognize that, and rise to his level, have that moral revolution. And, as he says, have an entirely different way of thinking about war,” John Bolton said.

US President Barack Obama hugs Shigeaki Mori (front), a survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, during a visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on May 27, 2016. Obama on May 27 paid moving tribute to victims of the world's first nuclear attack. / AFP / JIM WATSON …

Brian Williams: America Bombed Japan ‘in Anger’

Friday on MSNBC, anchor Brian Williams remembered the bombing of Japan as the United States bombing “in anger.” “If people have found the U.S. to be preachy in the years since Hiroshima and Nagasaki about the use of weapons because

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The Church of Arlington National Cemetery

There’s not a lot of talking at Arlington. Even chatterboxes find themselves hushed by the endless rows of white headstones, solemn signposts of heroism, sacrifice, and duty. Yet still, Arlington speaks to me. It is there, for example, that I learned about both justice and the rule of law.

A member of the US Army looks on after placing American flags at graves at Arlington National Cemetery May 26, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia in preparation for Memorial Day. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

War Crimes of Imperial Japan: A Lesson In Moral Equivalence for Mr. Obama

In his speech referencing “evil” at Hiroshima today, President Obama somehow forgot to mention the evils perpetrated by Imperial Japan or the unspeakable suffering it inflicted upon POWs and civilians who fell into its clutches. Let’s correct that oversight, to help the President understand why moral equivalence is the dim refuge of lazy minds, and equating American troops with the Axis forces they defeated is an outrage.

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