Who does this editorial say is responsible for the Maine’s loss? the Spanish soldiers the US government the Cuban rebels

Who does this editorial say is responsible for the Maine’s loss? the Spanish soldiers the US government the Cuban rebels To five hundred thousand Cubans starved or otherwise murdered have been added an American battleship and three hundred American sailors lost as the direct result of the dilatory [slow] policy of our government toward Spain. If we had stopped the war in Cuba when duty and policy alike urged us to do the Maine would have been afloat today. -New York Journal February 17, 1898


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