When Sen. Obama mentioned that he comes to
The same thing repeated itself when he talked about his mother, “who came from the heartland of
The message was clear. The more the candidate seemed to distance himself from America (at least as far as the European crowds were concerned, and as the Senator should have known his words would be construed, and probably did know this), the more they cheered. And the more the candidate tried to connect himself to
If a candidate for President of France came to Chicago and addressed the crowds at the Sears Tower, receiving deafening silence when stating “I come to you as a citizen of France,” but was met with fanfare upon concluding “and as a great friend of America,” would anyone in France even care? In truth, some would. They would point to the silence he received at the mention of his country and this would far outweigh any other aspect of speech.
Should we feel any differently? Should we not question why Senator Obama saw fit to go there and give that speech in the first place?
The answer to the second question is clear. Senator Obama is more interested in appeasement and in pleasing all people in all parts of the world, people who are generally oblivious to, and have little interest in, the threats faced by
Four things were clear from yesterday’s stunt in
1) The crowds that came out had clear disdain for
2) Sen. Obama is more interested in currying the favor of those who don’t understand the needs of
3) We now know what he would do if elected. His modus operandi any situation would be to appease those who are upset as opposed to doing what needs to be done. Such a path has always failed. Economically, it means listening to the special interest groups that scream the loudest and who generally have the most myopic plans. Internationally it means kowtowing to, and thereby emboldening,
4) If we vote for him, knowing all of the above, we are playing Russian roulette with the future of the nation.