Hugh Hewitt has a thoughtful piece on the broader significance of the Vietnam war and its central place in John Kerry’s campaign and in the election. It’s worth reading in its entirety. Here is a portion of Hugh’s conclusion:
America then and America now was and is undeniably the greatest force for good in the world. Its troops, then and now, fought and still fight to protect and defend the United States and to stop evil men, regimes, and ideologies from murdering millions of innocents.