Thursday, February 01, 2007
The New York Times says that President Bush is “bullying”
They claim that what they’re waiting for is diplomacy with
Think through the logic of this wholly dishonest Times Editorial:
We have no doubt about
On the one hand, the editors concede “Iran’s malign intent,” and since the don’t dispute the particular actions by which “Iran’s malign intent” is confirmed to the Paper of Record, let’s presume they know what the rest of us know: that Iran is at war with us, and actively sponsoring, supporting, directing, and conducting acts of war against us in Iraq and elsewhere. What in any generation of leadership prior to say, Jimmy Carter anyway, would have spit out their morning coffee over, and declared war. But for the modern ear, passes for subtleties of Inter-global diplomacy.
Which I suppose is the point. If, as the Times Editors, you believe that every ill in the Middle East was caused by or made infinitely worse by one gunslinger President from Texas, why then of course any step he takes to advance (or even defend) US interests give those poor, put upon Mullahs have no choice but threaten the annihilation of Israel or the subjection of Europe under Sharia law.
Same old same old from the Times. God forbid we act at all aggressively in the face of attack or acts of war. Heaven help us, no tough talk or implied threats or even demonstrations of resolve. Nope, just give total control back to the Democrats in
And of course, if it all turns to hell after George is gone, we can still blame him for everything.
Jules Crittenden, Mr. Bush, Stop Bullying Iran!
Marc Schulman, The New York Times on Iran
Dean Barnett, The Grey Lady Speaks
Billy Hollis, BUSH'S "BULLYING"
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