Invading Pearl harbor

Brian Hitchcock brianhi at SKECHERS.COM
Fri Feb 5 18:41:04 UTC 2010

What seems more odd than the quotation marks around "evil" is the use of the
word "invasion" to describe what the Japanese did to Pearl Harbor.  Wouldn't
"bombing' or 'attack' or 'destruction' be more apt? Doesn't an invasion
imply (at least some) 'boots on the ground'?

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