The cowardly lion continues to astonish the world with misguided rhetoric that contradicts his own words.
While testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry compared Obama’s proposed military intervention in
Kerry said, “There are a lot of folks out there who are committed to violent acts against lots of different people. We have to defend ourselves. You ever been to the cemetery in
And there you have it. A shot across
Just imagine if Obama had been commander in chief during World War II. His communications with Hitler might have looked something like this:
Just a quick note to let you know we are planning to invade Europe beginning June 6, weather permitting. We will arrive early that morning on the northern coast of France in Normandy before making our way toward Paris. Please do not place any military targets near civilians, or we will be unable to strike them.
We thought it would be best if we did not surprise you with our arrival. Our goals are strictly limited and do not include regime change. We hope to keep this operation to only a few days. It is strictly punitive, and not intended to affect your war with Stalin in any way.
If the letter is a joke, so is Obama’s foreign policy. D-Day did involve “boots on the ground,” something Obama and Kerry seem to have forgotten.
Two words, “red line,” which Obama now says he did not say, have led to congressional hearings of game show proportions while the secretary of state serves as the front man for a reluctant president who cannot make a decision.
The hypocrisy is overwhelming, and the hearings are laughable because of it. A president who normally cannot keep his mouth shut about anything has gone mute while congress is doing all of the talking. Some of it is relevant, some not, but most of it is filled with hypocrisy all the way around.
Bruce Thornton wrote in FrontPage Magazine, “The President said, ‘We cannot accept a world where women and children and innocent civilians are gassed on a terrible scale.’ Who’s he kidding” We already have, in Hussein’s
So the question now becomes, how does Assad’s use of chemical weapons in 2013, affect the national security of the
What it does affect is coverage for an ill-considered statement about a “red line” disguised as something other than what it was, a stupid remark.
America and the world stand on the brink of a global disaster because our Nobel Peace Prize laureate president believes he can say anything he wants, any time he wants without consequence. His allies in the media will cover his back, and if they cannot, lying is just as good.
We have the “red line” comment on tape, but according to Obama, he did not say it. The “international community” said it and the American people said it, so their credibility is on the line.
Is World War III really worth two words?
Bob Taylor has been traveling the world for more than 30 years as a writer and award winning television producer focusing on international events, people and cultures around the globe.
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