Re: Name a War The Sitting President Opposed
France was our ally and we were not acting like an ally to the Empire of Japan. I am simply stating the fact of our actions Japan considered provoking war. You can debate your opinion with the fact but to what end I am not sure.
Originally Posted by Mushroom
I think we were right to provoke Japan. Being morally right about our provocation is not the same thing as us not provoking Japan.
1. We provoked Japan.
2. Provoking Japan was the right thing to do.
3. FDR lied when he said the attack was unprovoked.
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