Originally Posted by Jack by the hedge
No, that's not at all what I am saying (or trying to say; I really would not like this kind of Trumpian mentality: "your great sin was that you failed to win
"). What I am saying is that the (bad) decision to declare war to Germany triggered a kind of catastrophic chain reaction.
This is completely wrong, I am afraid. Wikipedia explains:
Yes, sure. Like when we debate telepathy, I could be wrong, this is always a possibility. However, to convince me (or other people) that I am wrong, you have to present convincing arguments.