Saturday, September 15, 2012

It WILL Happen

OK, we got all these attacks and protests going on in the Muslim world: folks killed, embassies attacked, pundits punditting, partisans partisanning....
It all kinda sucks.
(Hey, can we all just agree that we will never really understand these people...)

I doesn't much matter to me who made a video, or if the video was really an issue...
Folks are going to point fingers no matter what the truth may be.

What I'm seeing, and I may be wrong here, OK?, but what I'm seeing... is this:

I have already stated that I believe Obama will be re-elected.
I've also stated that I do not logically see how it could happen. But hey... Belief is Belief, Logic is Logic... and it's just the way it is.
But right now, I see a situation where President Obama will be throwing around the drone action like there is no tomorrow.
He'll be lighting up 'terrorists' left and right,...
droning and droning...
pockmarking the Muslim geography with craters and blood spills...
(in a 'Kill 'em All, Let God sort them out' attitude.)

the lapdog mainstream media will eat this shit up ...
giddy with joy, they'll be reporting how tough, decisive, and manly the President is...
truly, he is The One...
keeping America safe...
killing 'terrorists' for us.
He will win re-election with press like this.

If I were an Arab, I would stay inside til after election day.


16 comments:

RW said...

A little behind the curve there Gino, there are drone strikes on a regular basis already, to the point where there are concerns about all the accumulated collateral damage. By June of this year there were over 260 drone strikes in Pakistan alone. http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/map_of_the_week/2012/06/obama_drone_strikes_the_president_ordered_more_than_george_w_bush.html

This does not include the drone strikes that have been occurring in Yemen and Afghanistan.

This is at least 5 times the number, annually, than was done by the previous administration, and there is mounting evidence that this is starting to have a polarizing effect on fence-sitters in the Muslim world against the US.

But if anything it has been under reported. And progressives, who have always viewed the President as not being liberal enough, have already called him a war criminal. http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/06/25/obamas-killer-drones/

The extent of the under-reporting of this activity, along with the the displeasure the true Left has with this President and his drones, is obvious in your rather myopic and cynical - and I might add off the mark - assessment you've just made.

But okay, now let your drones have their say... It's appeasement pure and simple. Obviously.

RW said...

Strike the word "annually" in the above comment. I was wrong about that. But the cumulative effects and comparative math do remain.

Gino said...

i knew he was droning more than the previous guy. had no idea it was that much.

Brian said...

I wish Barry was half the peacenik the wingnuts think he is...

Gino said...

well, he DID receive the Nobel Peace Prize?

RW said...

I never understood THAT.

Bike Bubba said...

Dunno if I ever believed Soetoro was a peacenik. Baffled at how he thinks he can keep up his drone war while slashing military budgets, yes, but a peacenik, no.

And suffice it to say that I am not of the opinion that President Capone is going to be winning the hearts and minds of the world's Muslims, to put it mildly.

RW said...

Did Bubba just admit he's a wingnut?

Bike Bubba said...

That's what the far left would call me, yes.

RW said...

Well I'm a moderate, so not just the far left, obviously.

RW said...

lol, they take your guns away yet Bubba?

Minfidel said...

Now if you can just equip some drones to beam YouTube videos throughout the Middle East you'd really piss them off. Apparently, to listen to this administration, drone attacks and using national television to talk about how you killed bin Ladin is all just background noise. You just need some peckerwood with a Flip camera to unleash hell.

Brian said...

Does this mean Republicans believe in blowback now? It's getting hard to keep up.

Minfidel said...

There may be many things Republicans believe or dis-believe, but certainly this administration falls into the latter category.

Palm boy said...

Brian, I don't think either party cares about blowback. Just people who pay attention.

K-Rod said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtGrp5MbzAI