President Obama went and visited the site of the first Atomic bomb drop, and only one of two dropped in anger, Hiroshima.
Personally I view it long since past for a US President to have made a visit to the site. It is a moment which links two countries unlike any two in the world. But we must also not forget why it was dropped, there was a war going on.
Yes, countries make mistakes in war, they do things considered insane and terrible.
But war is not for the sane.
The bombing will be endlessly debated as right or wrong, did it save lives or not. The truth will never be known. Continue reading…