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Fighting the Last War

Cary17 Wrote: Apr 14, 2012 10:27 AM
I believe he's right, albeit wrong about WHO it is behind Obama. Obama is a press frontman, a "speech-reader" rather than an actual leader, and better suited to the role currently filled by Mr. Carney than to the role of President. Where Shubi errs is in naming the power behind Obama's construction. That power is a name we seldom if ever hear in the press, but who is currently working behind the scenes with many we DO hear about (including your SDS/Weatherman/Code Pink/Occupy-types, your "global moneymen" types, your por-Caliphate types (especially within Iran, Egypt, and Turkey, but also including domestic groups like the Nation of Islam and their offshoot, the New Black Panthers), the whole "global socialist" movement, and many others.
In a fast-changing world, a common mistake is to keep fighting the last war.

For example, why would Republicans support sending more troops to Afghanistan, when that war was long over, or helping topple Moammar Gadhafi, who had become an ally in the war on terrorism? Some Republicans seem to support all military deployments just out of habit.

For years after the 9/11 terrorist attack on America, Democrats hysterically bemoaned any military action, especially in Iraq. They claimed to have many precious objections, but the truth was, they thought we deserved the attack -- or at best, both sides were at...