[thechat] P.o.Ws - Thought this was interesting...

Ron White ronwhite at members.evolt.org
Sun Jan 27 21:50:00 CST 2002

You could make the argument that it was, but if the European powers hadn't
been busy fighting on the Continent it wouldn't have been a policy for very
long... Especially since it was mainly enforced by the Royal Navy keeping
French and Spanish ships busy elsewhere... Otherwise our then pitiful little
Navy would've been so much scrap.

Ron White

The Monroe Doctrine wasn't "foreign policy"?

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