June 1, 2012
Is Obama Running Interference for Russia Over Katyn?
Recently President Barack Obama caused a firestorm by referring in a speech to "Polish death camps" while awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom medal to a Polish freedom fighter. The Polish government was very angry with this, demanding an apology for the insult ; the death camps in Poland belonged to the German Nazis, not the Poles. Most pundits have chalked this up to ignorance, or poor word choice. But is that the case? Mr. Obama has repeatedly insulted Poland. He pulled out of an agreement to place a U.S. missile defense system there, in 2010 he skipped the funeral of Polish President Lech Kaczynski and 94 other Polish officials who died in the Smolensk air disaster to play golf, and now he has horribly insulted the Polish nation by referencing "Polish death camps" as if it were the Poles and not the Germans who were mass murdering innocent people. But if this was not just a slip of the tongue, why would Mr. Obama do this? On April 16, 2012 the European Court of Human Rights...(Read Full Post)