The War Crimes

Pete Hamill
Language: English

Poor, lost America, clean, honorable, decent, even naive
Now wallowing in the obscene slime of Asia, in the 50s
The Republicans got away with everything because they
Had a war hero heading the cast, now we are paying for
All of it, it was Eisenhower who made Nixon respectable....
It was Eisenhower who allowed John Foster Dulles to indulge
His missionary brand of foreign policy, Nixon went on T.V. to tell
Of the communist massacres, massacres that cannot be justified...
But he only sends his press secretary to talk about Song My...
Lt. Calley, who was just another digit in a military system that has
Been morally corrupted, poor, dumb Calley, will be court martialed

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