Suppose they gave a jihad and nobody came? By the same (60s) token, the Bush Doctrine is bad for Americans and other living things, according to America's carnations-for-brains Lennonesque prez. From the National Post:
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's new national security doctrine will make clear that the United States does not consider itself to be at war with Islam, a top adviser said on Wednesday.Where have all the flowers gone? They're in the White House, every one. When will they ever learn?; when will they ever learn?
The White House on Thursday plans to roll out Mr. Obama's first formal declaration of national security goals, which are expected to deviate sharply from the go-it-alone approach of the Bush era that included justification for pre-emptive war and alienated many in the Muslim world.
Previewing parts of the document, John Brennan, Mr. Obama's leading counterterrorism adviser, said: "We have never been and will never be at war with Islam."
"The president's strategy is unequivocal with regard to our posture -- the United States of America is at war. We are at war against al Qaeda and its terrorist affiliates," he said in a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington.
Mr. Brennan's words dovetailed with Mr. Obama's outreach to the Muslim world, where the U.S. image under former President George W. Bush was hurt by the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal and his use of phrases like "war on terror" and "Islamo-fascism."...
Update: In related news, all the sniveling and sucking up is paying off in spades as terror attacks against the U.S. are at an all-time high.