Change of heart?

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Damian Andrews
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Change of heart?

Post by Damian Andrews » 10 Feb 2003 01:27

"The war was begun by the military masters of Germany...." Woodrow Wilson,Flag Day Address,1917

"The German power must be crushed...." Woodrow Wilson,December 4,1917

"I should like to see Germany clean up France and I should like to see Jusserand and tell him so to his face." Woodrow Wilson,December 7,1923

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Wilson was an ass-hole.

Post by R.M. Schultz » 11 May 2003 09:24

What about it? Wilson was a lying son-of-a-bitch who betrayed every one of his own "Fourteen Points."

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Post by Lord Gort » 12 May 2003 18:38

"Fourteen points! Why God made do with ten!" :)

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Clemanceau + Wilson

Post by R.M. Schultz » 12 May 2003 22:37

I believe the actual quote runs:

“God gave us the Ten Commandments, and we broke them. Wilson gives us Fourteen Points. We shall see.”

— Georges Clemanceau

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Post by Qvist » 26 Jun 2003 14:26

"I should like to see Germany clean up France and I should like to see Jusserand and tell him so to his face." Woodrow Wilson,December 7,1923


Interesting. Does anybody know more about the context of that quote?

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Post by Lord Gort » 25 Jul 2003 22:21

Perhaps Wilson was against the occupation of the Ruhr?

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Post by fdewaele » 01 Aug 2003 14:27

I thought that Wilson by that time already was a very sick man...

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Post by Beowulf » 02 Aug 2003 09:10

Wilson should have stayed at Princeton. He was quite out of place at the helm of a great power.

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