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Old 05-25-2019, 03:17 PM
psychonaut is offline
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This thread reminds me that something very similar is going on in the UK right now. In particular, the government is promising a general amnesty for British soldiers accused of any war crimes committed abroad more than ten years ago. As in the US, this announcement has prompted public outrage, at least from some quarters. Now both May (or Johnson, or whoever her successor will be) and Trump will be able to excuse their actions by pointing fingers at each other and saying, "Well look, they're doing it too so it much be OK!"


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