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what does "were" mean? The assassination did not signal a sneak attack, so the price of folly was unpaid. Instead, the lesson was written on the slate of time in cosmic letters and left to be learned. Llewellyn Thompson's apprehension is another matter. Appraising it must be left to those who evaluate Lyndon Johnson's foreign policy, and an account of the transitional period during which he came to power is clearly not the place for that. Perhaps Thompson's misgivings were completely without foundation. McCone's were, as he readily conceded the following spring. By then— indeed, almost from the moment he reached the capital—Johnson had taken hold with remarkable forcefulness.】 what does "McCone's were"mean?
Jun 17, 2013 3:47 AM
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"McCone's were" is just an abbreviation so as to avoid repeating the exact same words already written in the sentence immediately prior: Perhaps Thompson's misgivings were completely without foundation. McCone's misgivings were, however, completely without foundation, as he readily conceded the following spring.
June 17, 2013
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