'The US remains a bully'
Liberal writer slams America in op-ed
- Duration 6:56
- Date Aug 24, 2012
Liberal writer slams America in op-ed
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-- the police.
So in the British paper the independent writer -- -- Johns has a piece titled getting rid of George W.
Bush wasn't enough.
The US remains a -- You could smell the virtually wafting from the pages to Jones it doesn't matter who's president the issue is US power.
And he rejoices that quote.
With the last remaining superpower at its weakest since World War II.
There is an -- miserable opening to argue for a more equal and just world order restricting the ability of great hours to throw.
Their weight around.
In teachers' lounge speak that's death to America it's an election in a world where creeps -- -- -- appeasement makes them hate you more.
And this is where anti exceptional as -- leads -- to breaking tackles like Jones.
Who really just reflects the same anti Americanism found here among the typical occupier or the clouds -- Soros funded blogs that's -- scary part to get the feeling Jones could have written in Obama's stump speech back in 2007.
But sensible folks must realize that a powerful America will always be the enemy of the left.
And the only way for America to remain I have some is to assume are awesome this and stop apologizing.
Because America will only be embraced -- it's defeated and that embrace will not be warm the last thing we can expect is to be shown the mercy or appreciation.
That the left insists we show our enemies.
For lives that's the true American exceptional -- we are and always will be the best at being bad.
So want to be president Obama's finally figured out that exceptional was and is actually an exceptional idea.
You know you're so Smart that it's hard for me some kind of -- -- -- I did to date to figure it out great -- -- it I'm saying yeah our local.
I thought it was a trap and let there was a day that inspired draft actually didn't -- well -- -- -- -- Ellison.
-- It was camps are like and it's TV's Nancy.
Funny about this.
Did the occupier chief AKA the Nobel Peace Prize -- the guy who uses the most drones has a kill list it must just drive.
People like this crazy.
But I don't know what I don't think that's great that with the argument that things but I understand that but but didn't demand the Nobel Peace Prize winner is is doing things that ought.
Maybe it's seeing what I MR Chris Hayes is as blowing and.
-- I could go I don't I think it dry -- everything.
I think it's driving you crazy but I think Obama asked that I -- -- -- on -- secure online and if the Americans won't in this election had taken national security I brought a little static kill is undemocratic do -- I just I'm.
-- -- -- -- -- You can take on foreign policy one by one.
And -- -- -- argue quite effectively as Rick -- out front of ours and it writes in Esquire Magazine today.
I -- at that -- Syria for example leading from behind which started which was not a phrase it any of us came up with -- came up with their own administration cannot leading from behind.
In Libya Egypt now Syria.
And I would rather be feared than liked -- well not my -- don't worry about that problem.
-- -- -- -- -- Yes.
-- I think I think mr.
Qaddafi is pretty scared of us I think Saddam Hussein is geared up with I don't think anybody thinks we're bunch of punks.
When I better I don't know where this idea could be better to be respected and when owing.
It was back to school and he finished -- the ninth grade that have -- a -- but it hasn't anything yeah maybe he can it take history class again.
And learn about names like Hitler.
All evil dictators that the United States helped defeat and and they didn't just help defeat them.
They went back and they helped rebuild Europe yet and they trade with Europe and now look at Germany.
Has one of the most strong economies in Europe they're actually keeping the rest of Europe afloat so without the United States.
Being stronger being the -- on some level a cop this country would never well.
Everything -- -- the wildly every spare the let me get the rating your cheeks as levels that beautiful -- let me flattery will get you -- no -- outlook and everywhere but let me just say the fact -- we have a military that is so vastly superior to any other.
That when we take action we do dictate the terms of the agreements or deals and you know what we -- -- That's bad well it's not good if people read that that was and if we then are in fact generate -- that you know that you know originally anyway I -- -- I was.
Resent that week you can say that -- what -- once ID month and then when people around the world needs help what do they go.
They come here for help -- help -- -- help us feet.
But it's Haiti has -- earthquake.
A -- an -- help us feed them.
There are starving people around the world they ask us for help yes that we have other people encroaching Kuwait had.
Iraq encroaching on -- to help us out help they ask us for help but you're telling me when it's a military.
Power and might it's a bad thing.
What is it when its military might it's being used to simply.
Project our power and self interest that -- would -- like that I.
-- we certainly have a record that we don't even started our he had supported dictators and and and and -- and people who are authoritarian leaders -- -- in a wide net -- call and I like let me just say this -- -- -- -- I'm.
Excuse me I just appalled not duplicate it that you know what I'm a big fan of President Bush on the idea of promoting freedom and democracy in the run a lot of people -- -- yet but look at who those people elect.
I think it's the right.
And that's military power I'm cool with that at best that the best thing that the American.
America could do for the world is to grow our economy again a strong America has not gotten economic power.
-- as well as military -- critically important and these guys -- like the environment that movement.
And Republicans always chase that green vote.
And -- like try to work with them on climate change anything and nothing will ever be enough because that is their cause so like this kid that writes this thing.
Nothing America ever does will ever be enough to minimize what has been as -- -- in the best that's the point but.
Thank you and to your point that's why the deficit and the debt is the number one yes most important issue that -- -- what I want what I was trying to get in with.
The President Obama has called for.
-- Mubarak to step down and he did step down and now we have the Muslim Brotherhood.
Who's taken over in Egypt and other slaughtering Christians.
And you don't really hear anything about that -- I don't think you can just -- President Obama as this brilliant foreign leader who's strong on foreign house.
No but I think we have to support the Arab Spring I think we have to -- and weren't any real guarantee every receipt the almighty we are -- -- really were not supporting that he didn't we are so he had his chance and -- -- Let out if that you know what one -- their polls now about levels of resentment towards the United States were white.
There's just not a whole lot of it to support this -- pieces you know where there is resentment Russia and China because they're competing and they're jealous of our power.
That's very talent I don't know we must move on union leaders act like there the -- -- now.