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October 25, 2013 8:50 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

Thirty years ago today, the United States invaded the island nation of Grenada, in what was in part an effort by the Reagan Administration to cure America of its “Vietnam Syndrome” reluctance to engage in military actions. ‘Twas a famous victory. To celebrate it, here’s the Sex Pistols with “Holidays in the Sun.”


Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.

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