I am NOT Fonda Jane and never will be. Besides thumbing her nose at us Vietnam Veterans, she nearly caused one of our P.O.W.s to be killed, through more torture. Yeah… she did! One of the prisoners she visited and gave her anti-war speech to, tried to pass a note to home to her. She handed it over to the North Vietnamese officers that she was with. That soldier paid a nasty price because of trying to trust this particular “American”. ( Term VERY loosely used! )
As a Vietnam Veteran ( 70-71 ) I will forgive, because my LORD says I should, in order to be forgiven. BUT…. never will I forget. Forgiving does NOT mean I have to like her. That just isn’t gonna happen.
Frederick News Post: Jane Fonda said she hoped for an open dialogue with veterans after about 50 former military members and supporters protested the actress’s appearance Friday evening at the Weinberg Center for the Arts.
“Whenever possible I try to sit down with vets and talk with them, because I understand and it makes me sad,” Fonda told a relatively full theater, responding to a submitted question. “It hurts me and it will to my grave that I made a huge, huge mistake that made a lot of people think I was against the soldiers.”
In 1972 Fonda visited Hanoi, North Vietnam, where she criticized attacks on the dike system along the Red River. A U.S. investigation later revealed the publicity of these bombings as propaganda. Fonda’s statements and a photograph of her sitting on a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft battery outraged many Americans and veterans, leading many…
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