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The Morning After the Night Before — 1 Comment

  1. I meant to add this the day it was posted. A close friend of mine, who will call RCN, spent a lot of time in the foreign service. Her relevant response to this essay as reposted on Facebook are contained below:

    “RCN: Having served in a number of countries where transition in government inevitably involved bloodshed, intimidation and plundering of the public coffers, I agree with you completely.
    November 7, 2012 at 11:28am via mobile · Unlike · 2

    “Dan Wolfe @RCN – I consider your opinion to be definitive since you’ve lived in countries far less democratic that I have.
    November 7, 2012 at 11:42am · Like

    “RCN: Central African Republic, 2006: the defeated presidential candidate incites a military mutiny that results in death, destruction, and an end to whatever fragile security the people had. A bullet penetrates our roof and lands next to our son’s high chair. America, count your blessings and get back to work.
    November 7, 2012 at 11:57am via mobile · Unlike · 2

    “Dan Wolfe @RCN – Wow! Makes you feel pretty good about what goes on here, huh? Thank you for your service to our great Nation both in uniform and as a diplomat. You’re someone who really HAS walked the walk.
    November 7, 2012 at 11:59am · Like · 1″

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