Good Analysis! Sarah Palin at Her Best

This is Sarah Palin at her best, taking Obama’s plan to bomb Syria apart piece by piece and obliterating it:
“So we’re bombing Syria because Syria is bombing Syria ? And I’m the idiot?” – Sarah Palin
* President Obama wants America involved in Syria ’s civil war pitting the antagonistic Assad regime against equally antagonistic Al Qaeda affiliated rebels. But he’s not quite sure which side is doing what, what the ultimate end game is, or even whose side we should be on. Haven’t we learned? WAGs don’t work in war.
* We didn’t intervene when over 100,000 Syrians were tragically slaughtered by various means, but we’ll now intervene to avenge the tragic deaths of over 1,000 Syrians killed by chemical weapons, though according to the White House we’re not actually planning to take out the chemical weapons because doing so would require “too much of a commitment.”
* President Obama wants to do what, exactly? Punish evil acts in the form of a telegraphed air strike on Syria to serve as a deterrent? If our invasion of Iraq wasn’t enough of a deterrent to stop evil men from using chemical weapons on their own people, why do we think this will be?
* The world sympathizes with the plight of civilians tragically caught in the crossfire of this internal conflict. But President Obama’s advertised war plan (which has given Assad enough of a heads-up that he’s reportedly already placing human shields at targeted sites) isn’t about protecting civilians, and it’s not been explained how lobbing U.S.missiles at Syria will help Syrian civilians. Do we really think our actions help either side or stop them from hurting more civilians?
* We have no clear mission in Syria . There’s no explanation of what vital American interests are at stake there today amidst yet another centuries-old internal struggle between violent radical Islamists and a murderous dictatorial regime, and we have no business getting involved anywhere without one. And where’s the legal consent of the people’s representatives? Our allies in Britain have already spoken. They just said no. The American people overwhelmingly agree, and the wisdom of the people must be heeded.
* Our Nobel Peace Prize winning President needs to seek Congressional approval before taking us to war. It’s nonsense to argue that, “Well, Bush did it.” Bull. President Bush received support from both Congress and a coalition of our allies for “his wars,” ironically the same wars Obama says he vehemently opposed because of lack of proof ofAmerica ’s vital interests being at stake.
* Bottom line is that this is about President Obama saving political face because of his “red line” promise regarding chemical weapons.
* As I said before, if we are dangerously uncertain of the outcome and are led into war by a Commander-in-chief who can’t recognize that this conflict is pitting Islamic extremists against an authoritarian regime with both sides shouting “Allah Akbar” at each other, then let Allah sort it out.
– Sarah Palin

4 responses to “Good Analysis! Sarah Palin at Her Best

  1. The United States are the Nuns in the Catholic School that is planet Earth. We need to make sure we go around slapping the hands of every single child that has any tiny conflict with anything whatsoever. It’s honestly pathetic knowing how self important the US feels

  2. Arguing for President Obama, if he uses our storage of conventional bombs left over from WW2 he might actually be able to cut costs in America by reducing our costs to upkeep their storage… But yes, Sarah Palin is correct, President Obama is an idiot, but as Obi-Wan Kenobi said “Who is more foolish, the fool or the fool who follows him.”

  3. Throwing ourselves into work just doesnt make sense. Sarah Palin makes very valid statements.

  4. She is absolutely right. great analysis.

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