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Thursday, March 19, 2020

"Our landings in the Cherbourg-Havre area have failed to gain a satisfactory foothold and I have withdrawn the failed troops. My decision to attack at this time and place was based upon the best information available. That's other people's fault. The troops, the air and the Navy failed to do all that Bravery and devotion to duty could do. If any blame or fault attaches to the attempt it is not to me. It just snuck up and I accept no responsibility at all."

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Ike's note in case of defeat on D-Day:

"Our landings in the Cherbourg-Havre area have failed to gain a satisfactory foothold and I have withdrawn the troops. My decision to attack at this time and place was based upon the best information available. The troops, the air and the Navy did all that Bravery and devotion to duty could do. If any blame or fault attaches to the attempt it is mine alone."

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Leadership requires a leader. I've seen leaders. Hell's bells, I've even known a few leaders in my time. And Donnie, you are most assuredly not a leader.

#1 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2020-03-19 07:37 AM | Reply

"Go, tell the Spartans, thou who passest by,
That here obedient to their laws we lie."

Trump iteration:

"Go, tell the Spartans, thou who passest by,
That here obedient to their laws we lie.
No, wait, you stay and I'll go tell em.
Buh-bye."

#2 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2020-03-19 07:45 AM | Reply

If Ike was like Benedict Donald we'd all be speaking German now.

#3 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2020-03-19 10:22 AM | Reply

Trump would have exchanged beautiful letters with Hitler and built a hotel in Berlin and gas chambers in New York.

#4 | Posted by bored at 2020-03-19 11:23 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

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