Friday, July 3, 2015

On Naval Historian/Officer, Alfred Thayer Mahan, Referring to the "Barbaric Yellow Tide Flowing Toward the the Sandwich Islands (AKA, Hawaii)" and Advocating that We Annex Them Before this Can Happen

I'll take, "Typical Racist, Reckless, and Irresponsible Rhetoric of the 19th Century Republican Party and an Elixir for Subsequent Imperialists Such as Teddy Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge", for a thousand, Alex.............Oh, and if you're looking for an historical antecedent to the modern-day neocons, try here first, folks.


dmarks said...

If he were alive today, he'd be bashing immigrants and free trade.

Will "take no prisoners" Hart said...

That's a very safe bet, I'd say.