In the original story American GIs in the Korean War are captured by the North Koreans, brainwashed by the Chinese, then released and returned to the U.S. In the new version the opening locale is Iraq at the time of Desert Storm. Hollywood's remake of their 1962 mind-controlled assassin movie Manchurian Candidate should be named Maniraqian Candidate because the enemy has been changed from China and the Soviet Union to Iraq. This is in keeping with the "evil doers" always being Arabs and the Communists always being our friends.... [follow link for complete article]
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