Obama and the Yazidis
George Bush saved Iraq with David Petraeus’ surge. Obama thought Iraq was the wrong war. He attacked Afghanistan and pulled the soldiers out of Iraq. Iraq fell to terrorism. Afghanistan is a losing battle as it has always been since the Russians failed there. Good choice of wars, Obama.
So peacenik Obama has allowed ISIS to supplant Iraqi democracy. Smart move. Harvard stuff. Theoretical misapprehension.
In the beginning Obama sent no help to the Kurds. Why should he? They were our friends. He specializes in helping our enemies like al-Qaeda in Syria, Libya and Iraq.
Our strongest ally is Israel. You’d think that Obama would support it. But that might make him look like he was civilized and supportive of western civilization. He’d prefer to tell Israelis to stop attacking the terrorists—Hamas. Doing what is right is allergic to him. He feels that going against the grain is a sign of intelligence rather than stupidity.
Finally, embarrassed to be Obama, Obama is ready to make targeted attacks to help the Yazidis in the Kurdish mountains. That way he can pretend that he is in favor of good and decent people.
He would never want to admit to his pro-communist leanings. He has forgotten his Cooper Union lecture days and his passion for Saul Alinsky. Alinsky wanted to foment a revolution. He didn’t understand that he would probably be killed in it. Obama didn’t understand that Occupy Wall Street could lead to toppling what is left of our economy.
Obama no longer admits to his hatred for America. He doesn’t admit that his dad and his mentor were communists, that his step-father and father were Moslems.
The bones in the World Trade Center are getting up and throwing invisible rocks at a country that betrayed them by electing Obama. Obama’s chin is up. It always is. But he ducks when the going gets tough.
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