then the bastards got exactly what they were after.
This guy will not be getting an invite to the White House anytime soon.
JFK had a clear message when he came to Berlin a half century ago – the
free world must stand up to Communist tyranny. 24 years later, President
Reagan stood in the same spot famously calling on the Soviets to “tear
down this wall.” Reagan’s speech was a seminal moment that ushered in
the downfall of an evil empire, and gave hope to tens of millions of
people behind the Iron Curtain. It was a display of strength and
conviction by the leader of the free world, sending an unequivocal
message of solidarity with those who were fighting for freedom in the
face of a monstrous totalitarian ideology.
In stark contrast to that of his presidential predecessors, Barack Obama’s message on Wednesday was
pure mush, another clichéd “citizens of the world” polemic with little
substance. This was a speech big on platitudes and hopeless idealism,
while containing much that was counter-productive for the world’s
superpower. Ultimately it was little more than a laundry list of Obama’s
favourite liberal pet causes, including cutting nuclear weapons,
warning about climate change, putting an end to all wars, shutting
Guantanamo, ending global poverty, and backing the European Project. It
was a combination of staggering naiveté, the appeasement of America’s
enemies and strategic adversaries, and the championing of more big