Were there no economic and security consequences, the entire nation would like to forget about the terrorists. We never hear any liberal leader or leftist politician expound fully on their theory of leaving Iraq and their vision of the post war global geo-political composition. The dirty little secret is that there is no plan.
If the media were to expose this vast, intellectually vacant philosophy, the democrats would lose in a landslide this November.
Although the liberals are screeching loudly, the lessons of Nazi Germany from World War II are directly applicable to the situation today.
After more than a decade of losing elections to Democrats, after three straight presidential losses to Franklin D. Roosevelt — the man conservative Republicans loved to hate — the scent of victory was at last in the air for the GOP.
But there was a problem, and a big one at that. The previous December 7th America had been attacked at Pearl Harbor. The attack was a disaster, killing 2,471 military and civilians and destroying a considerable portion of the U.S. Navy. For the second time in just over twenty years the country was now at war. Not only were we fighting the Japanese but the Germans and the Italians too.
Lord goes on to ask the question, what did the Republicans do?
Savage FDR? Run on a campaign of “Roosevelt lied and people died”? Should they go out and tell the American people just how dangerously incompetent the man was, that the best thing to do was make peace with Hitler and Japan’s Hirohito, then elect Republicans who would simply force FDR to bring home the boys and let the rest of the world cope with chaos? After all, a few years earlier FDR himself had turned back an ocean liner filled with 937 Jews escaping the looming Holocaust. The idea of not making Hitler, Hirohito or Mussolini any angrier than they were was certainly one approach.
The Republicans did none of the above. Instead, with the President on the political ropes at last, with a burgeoning team of attractive GOP candidates all over the country they did something else.
They rallied to FDR.
The Republicans won 44 seats in the house that Fall, and supported FDR through to victory in 1945. These Republicans did not commit the heresies against our people and our way of life as the current liberals do.
The disgusting display of political opportunism currently being demonstrated by the elected leadership of the democrat party is treasonous, and should NEVER be rewarded by voters at the polls this November.