Offhand, I would say the answer is "no". I tried to prompt
discussion along these lines. Maybe I just intimidated people.
Henry the K is a good choice. It is quite clear just why he
was chosen: as he said himself, if the administration can't keep the
secret war a secret, it should be in the open. Kissinger should know
about keeping war a secret. He was the architect of the secret bombing
of Cambodia ("the Nixon doctrine in its purest form"), which proceeded
at a rate of about a Hiroshima per week for several months. Ah, those
were the days!
Kissinger runs a good show, side or otherwise. Now that the
executive limitations on war-waging have a judicial shadow cast over
them (which also seems to have gone unremarked in these pages), the
U.S. can use his unique brand of internecine slime.
Walk softly, Henry, but carry big honkin' cluster bombs. That'll
get 'em to the negotiating table by 1990. Peace with Honor, yeah.
Larry Kolodney #8 (Moving up)