[Marxism] Semour Hersh and Richard Sale’s senior moments | Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

Shane Mage shmage at pipeline.com
Mon Dec 9 08:12:10 MST 2013

On Dec 9, 2013, at 8:41 AM, Louis Proyect wrote:
> Perhaps betraying senior moments, long-time reporters Seymour “Sy”  
> Hersh (76) and Richard Sale (74) have penned articles of the sort  
> that were rampant in the weeks following Barack Obama’s threats to  
> do something about Bashar al-Assad’s August 21 sarin gas attack on  
> East Ghouta. Despite the consensus among the “anti-imperialist” left  
> was that Obama intended to attack Syria as a prelude to attacking  
> Iran, after the fashion of Hitler using Poland as a launching pad  
> for invading the USSR...

Hitler invaded Poland with the full support and cooperation of the  
USSR and full awareness that the invasion was *casus belli* for  
Britain and France.  It was indeed a launching pad, but for the  
invasion of Western Europe, not Western Asia.

Shane Mage

"Thunderbolt steers all things." Herakleitos of Ephesos, fr. 64

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