Tuesday, July 08, 2014

US History 1973 - 2014 Commonplace Book: Lecture 16, The Gulf War & Bush 41's Foreign Policy (Con't)

This seems to be the Any Warhol War... A quarter-hour of fame and maximum attention and, in retrospect, horrendous losses of life on the other side, but remarkably trivial in its consequences otherwise.

—Historian John Shy, quoted in The New York Times, January 16, 1992
Introduction to (and explanation of) this quote series can be found here.  Read this tag to see all of them.

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