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« on: July 26, 2011, 11:44:51 pm »
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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2011, 01:56:34 am »
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Not sure there's that much to discuss, other than the words "Bay of Pigs."
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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2011, 03:30:13 am »
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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2011, 07:54:18 pm »
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Bay of Pigs was a useful excuse to get rid of him. The brothers wanted to run SpecOps themselves, and this was the POD which had RFK become deeply involved in foreign policy.
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« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2011, 09:20:39 pm »
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Bay of Pigs was a useful excuse to get rid of him. The brothers wanted to run SpecOps themselves, and this was the POD which had RFK become deeply involved in foreign policy.

You can't deny that the Bay of Pigs happened, though.  I mean, it was a catastrophic failure of policy.  Had it not happened, it could've been harder to fire Dulles.
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« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2011, 09:36:08 pm »
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Oh, I agree it was a policy failure. But as Truman said, the buck stops with the President.
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