Kissinger and other "useful idiots"

Back when right-wingers proudly owned their neocon convictions.

William Stanton’s follow-up piece to the article linked above appeared in today’s Taiwan News. With a wide cast of characters and apparent plot twists, it may be thought of as “Kissinger’s Path.” Like just about everything Stanton puts out, it’s a great read.


I have a lot more respect for the late Scoop Jackson than Kissinger. Liberal on the home front, tough as nails on foreign policy. He did get China wrong though, although he died long before Tiananmen.
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