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Obama Fails on Human Rights

Billy158 Wrote: May 04, 2012 1:50 PM
This thing is far from over, Ms. Chavez. Hillary Clinton would quite literally sell her soul...or whatever part of it might be be seen on TV getting off the plane in Washington, D.C., with Chen and his family walking beside her. So she will push hard for President Obama to make any kind of deal with China that is possible, and give them whatever they demand...let the American taxpayer bear the cost, national security be damned, and to hell with Taiwan!

The Obama administration's record on human rights, never strong, just got a whole lot worse. This week's dramatic saga of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng's escape from house arrest in Shandong province to safety inside the U.S. Embassy to the embassy's role in handing him over to Chinese authorities is a disgraceful tale. Once again, the Obama administration has chosen to put human rights violations on the back burner, as it has nearly every time it has been asked for help, whether from Iranian protesters in 2009 or Syrian freedom fighters today.

Chen's fate was complicated by the arrival in...