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President Obama's Munich Moment

HoovervilleFollies Wrote: Sep 22, 2012 10:28 PM
It seems to be one of those immutable laws of nature that any time an American leader on the international scene does or says something that is a bit more measured and reasoned than the gunfight at the OK corral, some wingnut will declare it a "Munich moment."
Milt37 Wrote: Sep 23, 2012 12:34 PM
Hooterville Fool,

It's definitely an immutable law of nature that anytime I read one of the comments, I can declare it a "Mental-Munchkin moment".

In September 1938 the British prime minister had a problem. The Third Reich’s psychopath-in-chief was scorching the airwaves in one of his trademark rants, this time about the supposed oppression of Germans living in Czechoslovakia. He threatened war unless Western nations caved to his demands, which was the last thing the British and the French wanted, with torrid memories of the last European conflagration still burning in their thoughts. Thus, Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and French leader Edouard Daladier agreed to meet with Hitler and his ally, Benito Mussolini, in Munich on September 29, 1938. The rest, as they say, is...