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.
We felt like that after the WTC and we refrained from rounding up muslims. They gave us the patriot act and homeland security instead.
Hmmm maybe we should have rounded up muslims.