Originally Posted by Rohirrim
Once again, we can only look back at history with a cold eye. We don't feel the passions they felt after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The directive addressed two issues, to prevent espionage and to protect persons of Japanese descent from harm at the hands of Americans who had strong anti-Japanese attitudes. Sure it was illegal. So was Lincoln's suspension of habeas corpus during the Civil War. Too bad the world is not perfect. Unfortunately, it's full of crazy apes.
You can understand why something happened and still say it was a dark time and not the right thing to do. FDR is no hero and Lincoln is overated. The movie I mean not the President.