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LeftInTX

(26,002 posts)
24. Yes
Wed Dec 21, 2022, 03:20 PM
Dec 2022

Appeasement
Kennedy rejected the belief of Winston Churchill that any compromise with Nazi Germany was impossible. Instead, he supported Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's policy of appeasement. Throughout 1938, while the Nazi persecution of the Jews in Germany intensified, Kennedy attempted to arrange a meeting with Adolf Hitler.[47] Shortly before the Nazi bombing of British cities began in September 1940, Kennedy once again sought a personal meeting with Hitler without the approval of the U. S. Department of State, in order to "bring about a better understanding between the United States and Germany".[48]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_P._Kennedy_Sr.

Kennedy did not want the US to provide military support to Great Britain. When London was bombed, he took off with his family. The Brits were not too pleased with him. Roosevelt recalled him. Kennedy had a bit of Lindberg "influence".

Rachel Maddow podcast: Ultra unc70 Dec 2022 #1
Was gonna say the same thing. Happy Hoosier Dec 2022 #4
I think the Vegas odds would be they would've sided with the Axis. MarineCombatEngineer Dec 2022 #2
I completely agree. GP6971 Dec 2022 #34
Hey DSB. Great poll. emulatorloo Dec 2022 #3
I could see them sarisataka Dec 2022 #5
An unanswered question is the amount of profit Tetrachloride Dec 2022 #6
Neither. They are isolationists. Kaleva Dec 2022 #7
Well, so many never did college, and live in trailers parks and their mom's basements Hugh_Lebowski Dec 2022 #8
Well Prescott Bush, W's grandfather was a Nazi sympathizer and dugog55 Dec 2022 #9
George H W Bush had to fight in the Pacific because he certainly could not fight his family friends keithbvadu2 Dec 2022 #13
That is really an outrageous smear and not appreciated by this son of a Naval/Marine Just A Box Of Rain Dec 2022 #17
Not everyone's family supported the Nazis even as we were at war with them. keithbvadu2 Dec 2022 #19
Well, we had a beloved president from our party who fought (and nearly died) in the Pacific Just A Box Of Rain Dec 2022 #20
"appeased" keithbvadu2 Dec 2022 #21
Yes. Just A Box Of Rain Dec 2022 #23
Yes LeftInTX Dec 2022 #24
I forgot about Joe K LeftInTX Dec 2022 #22
But his progeny did more than separate themselves from his noxious views. DemocratSinceBirth Dec 2022 #25
Exactly. LeftInTX Dec 2022 #26
Not a good excuse for smearing the World War II service of GHW Bush. Just A Box Of Rain Dec 2022 #27
I didn't do that. I don't think Bush Pere was a NAZI. DemocratSinceBirth Dec 2022 #28
My apologies. I think I misinterpreted your post. Just A Box Of Rain Dec 2022 #31
I think the literal Nazis would ally themselves with the other literal Nazis Takket Dec 2022 #10
No brainer: Turbineguy Dec 2022 #11
They would have split about 60/40 for the allies Tom Rinaldo Dec 2022 #12
Pretty sure they are the direct ideological descendents of... jcgoldie Dec 2022 #14
Axis jonstl08 Dec 2022 #15
This is the exact same segment of the population that wanted to stay under the British Crown... A HERETIC I AM Dec 2022 #16
Staying under the British crown in retrospect might not have been the worst idea ColinC Dec 2022 #18
I'm from a German American family Trenzalore Dec 2022 #29
MAGA is the Axis iemanja Dec 2022 #30
If MAGA had been around during the 40s, we'd currently be under Nazi rule. Initech Dec 2022 #32
Their equivalents at that time DID side with the Axis JHB Dec 2022 #33
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