- Jun 2013
1. Agreed1) Disobeys orders attacking bonus marchers, 2) Mishandles defense of the Philippines, 3) Pushes for invasion of the Philippines, and 4) Provokes China to enter Korean War.
He was brilliant, well-connected, and had a flare for showmanship, but it is hard to understand how he was allowed to make so many mistakes. Or do you disagree they were mistakes?
2. Well, he didn't have the resources to defend them for much longer.
3. It was the right thing to do IMO.
4. Agreed, although it was probably inevitable.