For a country as powerful as the United States, there comes a responsibility to protect its allies, neighbors, and supremely itself. However, there are times when this sense of responsibility misleads the U.S. into using force that is excessive or unnecessary. We are walking a fine line of political laissez-faire and obligation to intervene, but add the element of a ¡°Lyndon Johnson¡¯s obsessive fear of the spread of Castro-style communism¡± (Musicant 363), and consequently,
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in common belief are worse for our image. Speaker of the House, Tip O¡¯Neill is sure that the invasion was to divert the attention of the public from the humiliation suffer in Beirut and give them an victory to celebrate.(O¡¯Neill 366-367) This whole invasion was a poor decision made by an actor playing the President, tried to do, what he has tried his whole life accomplish, win good reviews from the public.