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Quaint Joan's Sanctimony

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Canadian interviewer asks Baez what she thinks of "draft dodgers," and she replies:

Not much, really. I think they should stay here and go to jail — I mean instead of running away. I know it isn’t good for me to say it, being a female (and therefore not eligible for the draft) but I think anything other than going to jail is being a cop-out.

John Macfarlane. "Joan Baez is no war cynic" Globe and Mail (9 March 1967) 10
 

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Oh my!

Oh my!

No one is willing to go to

No one is willing to go to jail and confess what he had done. I think problem is everywhere, so let us be easy.

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