might as well say Vietnam was where the Trail of Tears was headed
all along, the turnaround point where it would touch and come back
to from a containing perimeter; might just as well lay it on the Proto-Gringos
who found the New England woods too raw and empty for their peace
and filled them up with their own imported devils.
Michael Herr. Dispatches. Alfred A. Knopf. New York: 1978. p. 49
"What Happened? Where did America go?"
or too much a girl.
Part of it seems to me a question of “where did
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