Bill Whittle: Obama is making us a “turncoat nation”

Posted by: Phineas on May 27, 2011 at 5:41 pm

**Posted by Phineas

Bill Whittle returns today with a video that absolutely savages the “Smart Diplomacy” of Barack Obama and his administration. Noting that it takes years and decades of efforts to build up trust between nations, Whittle shows with devastating clarity how, one by one, Obama is trashing those relationships and, in the process, harming our national security and turning us into a nation of turncoats:

Two things from the video I’ll point out: first, I had a feeling Bill was a big fan of Victor Davis Hanson. I am, too, and I can’t recommend his books highly enough, whether you’re interested in Military History, Ancient Greece, the decline of California, or current affairs in general. Hanson has a way of using the past to illuminate the present that few can match. Whittle points to one of his books, How The Obama Administration Threatens Our National Security, part of the Encounter Broadsides series. Not only do I second Bill’s recommendation of Hanson’s book, but I’m a fan of the entire series. They’re inexpensive, brief polemical works on important issues that will give you the arguments you need to deal with liberal co-workers and friends.

The other item Bill mentions is the stab-in-the-back betrayal of Poland and the Czech Republic in 2009 after they stuck their necks out for us by agreeing to host missile defense sites over strenuous Russian objections. At the time I was outraged and called it “appeasement and betrayal,” and my opinions haven’t changed. Barack Obama’s, amateurish, ham-handed, and ideologically driven foreign policy is wrecking America’s traditional alliances and gaining nothing –nothing– in return.

At this point, I don’t care if the Republican nominee in 2012 is Sarah Palin, Tim Pawlenty, John Huntsman — or even Alf! We have got to vote him out of office.

RELATED: Two good articles you may want to look at. In the first, former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy describes Obama’s Middle East policy as “ObamaCare for Israel.” It’s an apt analogy, and McCarthy uses it as an example of Obama’s Alinskyism as applied to foreign relations. After that, check out Stanley Kurtz’s article on Obama’s hard-Left leanings in foreign policy: “Pro-Palestinian-in-Chief.” Kurtz wrote the brilliant Radical in Chief, a political biography of Obama chronicling his lifelong attachment to Socialism. The book discussed the implications of Obama’s radical Leftist politics for domestic policy; “Pro-Palestinian” can be considered a companion piece for foreign affairs.

(Crossposted at Public Secrets)

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  1. Drew the Infidel says:

    Good points all. One thing foreign governments are learning very quickly is how dangerous and unsound it has become to be a US ally. Adding to the list of who to vote for in the upcoming election, I would vote for Jack the Ripper instead of BO.

  2. Jim McDonald says:

    Within 4 days of taking the oath of office, obama sent hillary over to Gaza with a $900,000,000.00 check for the PLO. Despite record numbers of unemployed Americans, obama wanted to give money to the people who were dancing in the streets on 9/11

    Keep up the great work Mr. Whittle!

  3. Carlos says:

    Hey, for some folks ideology trumps ethics any day, and hate of one’s own country certainly trumps what’s good for the good ol’ USA, too.

    He’s doin’ a fine job of making us a fourth-world country.

  4. captaingrumpy says:

    I know what he’s doing,BUT can the average American hear about it.The MSM is on Obama’s side and the 2012 election is not a landslide either way. Goodluck with your dreams,but I think Soros will spend his whole fortune to see his boy go another round.