Plenty o Nuttin: The Democrats' National Security Wasteland

George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess is a fitting  allegory for the Democrats' approach to domestic policy— permissive sex, drugs, gambling, sleaze and co—dependency — all on somebody's else's tab. Less obvious, Porgy's refrain from Act II, 'I Got Plenty o' Nuttin' and Nuttin's Plenty fo' me...'   has also been the Democrats' contribution to national security for nearly 60 years. When was the Democrats' last string of national security successes?  The Battle of Midway in 1942?  The Normandy landing in 1944?  The Battle of the Bulge in '44/'45?  Iwo Jima in 1945? The correct answer is Harry Truman's decision to end WWII with the big surprise over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, followed by the Truman Doctrine and then the Marshall Plan in 1947. Of course this was preceded by FDR's narcolepsy—induced capitulation at Yalta in February 1945, a move that set the stage for the Democrats' impotence in foreign affairs over the ensuing six...(Read Full Article)

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