Vilifying Islamists as terrorists and refusing to deal even with popularly elected ones, such as Hamas in Gaza and Hezbollah in Lebanon, won’t work. Instead, a whole new era of American foreign policy is dawning in the Middle East. For the Obama administration, there’s a pressing need to get on the right side of history.I dunno. "Vilifying" the likes of Hamas and Hezbo, whose raison d'etre is a genocide of the Jewish people and the termination of Israel, seems to work just fine, I'd say. I'd go even further and say that, when it comes to that demonic duo, vilification is about the only way to go. To do anything else--and to tell yourself that non-vilification somehow puts you on the right side of history--is, quite simply, deranged in an I've-been-to-see-Herr-Hitler-and-bring-you-peace-in-our-time sort of way.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Obama Submits to Islamists; G&M Approves
I've read some pretty nutty things in the Globe and Mail in my time, but for sheer lunacy it would be hard to top this, by the paper's Washington correspondent Paul Koring: