On Friday, Barack Hussein Obama travelled to Hiroshima, and though he didn’t actually apologize for the nuclear attack that killed 140,000 people and put an end to WWII, he made it clear that the United States should be sorry for what we did.
“Death fell from the sky and the world was changed,” Obama said, after laying a wreath, closing his eyes and bowing his head before an arched monument in Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park that honors those who died on August 6, 1945, when the US dropped a nuclear bomb on the city.
According to The Blaze, Obama said that the bombing, “demonstrated that mankind possessed the means to destroy itself.”
“We stand here in the middle of this city and force ourselves to imagine the moment the bomb fell … we listen to a silent cry,” Obama continued.
Critics have slammed Obama for this, saying that his mere presence at Hiroshima will be viewed as an apology for an attack that was both necessary and justified.
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