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Former defense secretary has passed on...

Former Defense Secretary Rober S. Mcnamara has died..
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20090706/NEWS08/90706024/Former+Defense+Secretary+McNamara+dies

Whats with all the deaths?? (just because I HAVE to have a question)

God rest his soul...

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tnmomofive

Asked by tnmomofive at 9:33 AM on Jul. 6, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • He was one of the "wiz kids" who conducted the Viet Nam war from an office in Washington DC rather than letting the generals do it.
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 9:35 AM on Jul. 6, 2009

  • People die everyday, nothing new. May he rest in peace.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:41 AM on Jul. 6, 2009

  • "He was one of the "wiz kids" who conducted the Viet Nam war from an office in Washington DC rather than letting the generals do it."



    Considering that the general was William Westmoreland would we have been any better off? He would have screwed it up even worse than McNamara.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:40 AM on Jul. 6, 2009

  • They all screwed up with VietNam,you know. It was a huge mistake and our servicemen and women paid with their lives and their health and sanity. I speak as a former military wife who wishes they had withdrawn from Southeast Asia in 1964 as JFK promosed before they killed him.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:48 PM on Jul. 6, 2009

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