their recent deal met with shouts of betrayal: the new Neville Chamberlain, The refrain quickly sounded on Capitol Hill. sympathy should be qualified. speaking in accurate French This is our moment ... our chance to join together But then when is it not a moment? repeatedly mispriced and misapplied, often with disastrous consequences. A complete list would fill a book, but here are a few items: the spectre of war the American invading forces the border with China the British appeasing ****** the whole woeful Suez adventure the occupation of the Rhineland the Cuban missile crisis the fire jobs, in which hundreds of thousands civilians were incinerated; the saying “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice.” the hailing of Ngo Dinh Diem, as the Churchill of Asia the Kennedy administration giving a nod to the coup the latest culture of appeasement the drawing of Jimmy Carter carrying an umbrella. the mirage of a peaceful alternative to war which is really a defeat, peace in our time? Why do I think that isn’t going to happen?
This year for Poetry Month, I decided to post a "found poem" every day. If writing a poem is like painting, a "found poem" is like sculpting. - source https://newrepublic.com/article/115803/munich-analogies-are-inaccurate-cliched-and-dangerous