didn't the country turn far right after 911...almost as if it were planned?
- Jeff SLv 72 years agoFavorite Answer
Yes with Republicans using fear!!! Basically they insinuated that anyone opposing their agenda was a terrorist sypathizers! They went too far by comparing Democrats to Nazis. When they were looking like the Nazis!
Then the bunch of draft dodgers started attacking a democratic congressman saying he was unpatriotic! A democratic congressman who was a retired Vietnam veteran Marine!!! His name was John Murtha!
- 2 years ago
It WAS planned. It was planned by Osama Bin Laden.
- oldprofLv 72 years ago
The country turned more military. As it should. In fact it should have turned more military before 911 as we were under attack long before then.
Sirhan Sirhan was a Muslim jihadist who assassinated Bob Kennedy in 1968 for Kennedy's support of Israel. And the World Trade Center was bombed by Muslim terrorists before 911 in 1993. Yes, the same WTC that was destroyed on 911. [See source.]
Then there is OB Laden who publicly declared war against the US and the western world back in 1998. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fataw%C4%81_of_Osama... Declared war against us; yet our government did little about it. We should have beefed up our defenses back then. Maybe 911 would not have happened if we had.
I wish it had been planned. But America and Americans, especially the liberals, dislike going to war. No one really wanted to go to war when WWII broke out. FDR had to set up Pearl Harbor for the Japanese attack in order to get America to go to war for example. Bush Jr. had to contrive weapons of mass destruction, again to get America into a war.
But no...I doubt it was planned. Our leadership under both administrations has been far too wishy washy to actually plan for a war.
- dewcoonsLv 72 years ago
They sure did, which is why they put Obama into office for two terms. And had the congress for the first two years and one of the two houses the other years. That was definitely a huge swing to the far right. (Typed with tongue firmly planted into cheek.)
No, the Republicans did not increase Obama's second term. Direct result of how badly he mismanaged the country.
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- regeruggedLv 72 years ago
No. It was not a political event and it was planned by the terrorists.
- LiliLv 72 years ago
"Far" right? No. Certainly it made something of a rightward turn, but most people didn't scurry to the far right end to the political spectrum.
- DCCCLXXXVIIILv 72 years ago
No, there was no conspiracy.
- Anonymous2 years ago
The USA turned more pro spending and murdering for Israel after 9/11.
- electricpoleLv 72 years ago
- Anonymous2 years ago
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