No peacenik

Jane Fonda announced this week that she opposes the Iraq war and will be touring America spreading that message. Good for her. “I have not taken a stand on any war since Vietnam,” she recently told 600 people at a bookshop in Santa Fe. “I carry a lot of baggage from that.”

David Bloom deconstructs this distortion of the historical record. He remembers Fonda and then husband Tom Hayden visiting Beirut in 1982 and praising the brutal Israeli invasion.

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