Douglas MacKinnon

In this totally untethered from reality politically correct world, one never has to earn anything and experience does not matter. What matters only is what trophy, job, degree, or health-care plan the nanny-state bestows upon you.

Not only is such nonsense counterproductive and counterintuitive, it’s also quite dangerous. As we have just seen in Libya and around the world, terrorists keep score. Rogue nations know the importance of strength. The People’s Republic of China works day and night to exploit our weaknesses. Both in corporate America and within our government.

In their world and in the real world outside of the Oval Office, experience does matter. Earning a place on a team or a special operations force based upon toughness, strength, and a higher intelligence does matter. Hiring and promoting based on merit does matter.

We now have a president who has been handed most of his “achievements” in life and our country and our citizens are being made to pay the price for his entitlement. Enough.

With a massive unethical assist from the mainstream media, Mr. Obama did make history. Time now to move away from the “snippy” and the entitled and put a premium once again on experience, toughness, strength, and results.

People who always keep score and mean us unspeakable harm are watching and waiting.

Douglas MacKinnon

Douglas MacKinnon is a former White House and Pentagon official and author of The Secessionist States of America. (Skyhorse Publishing, 2014)

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