Monday, March 18, 2013
Reader's Diary #965- Park Benjamin, Jr: The End of New York
The End of New York" it's Spain vs. the U.S..
The story starts off promisingly enough: an international incident is triggered all because of a case of mistaken identity. After that the story goes downhill. It should be exciting, after all New York City is getting its butt kicked by the Spanish navy. It has all the makings of a summer blockbuster. Unfortunately, it's bogged down with tedious naval terms and it comes across more of a paranoid ploy to get the U.S. government to invest more in their navy. A case could be made that it worked.
Anyway, I'm off to New York City tomorrow. Thankfully, it wasn't conquered by the Spanish. Though in all honesty, I've nothing against the Spanish and in all likelihood, I'd be going anyway.
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