Had LBJ chosen to invade North Vietnam at the get go or perhaps bombed their supply chains and missile sites early on maybe we could have won the war there or fought to a more lasting stalemate. But instead he like the future bush leaguer would impose military limitations on the folks who understood this way better than they did.
As a result of LBJ’s ego we are left with two tragic legacies; the first being a professional army which made it way easier for idiot boy W to invade Iraq! Had we still had a citizen soldier Army perhaps we would be asking what we can do for our country! The other consequence of Vietnam was the acceptance of a one China policy and both will rear its ugly head over the next decade!
And that is all I’m going to say about that!