October 23, 2012
A Most Pathetic 'Debate'
The best word I can come up with to describe the final presidential debate is "pathetic." No matter who wins, we've had it. What you just witnessed was the bipartisan abdication of American global leadership. Obama certainly "won" on style and personal attacks -- insofar as such things actually matter. Romney gave his worst performance of the three debates, Obama his best. But if Obama "won" anything, he won the title of America's Clement Attlee -- the British Prime Minister who defeated Winston Churchill in 1945 and transitioned Britain from the greatest world empire since Rome into a second-tier socialist welfare state. A month after the American ambassador to Libya was murdered by Islamic terrorists he helped put into power -- via an illegal war clearly in violation of the War Powers Resolution of 1973 -- the President of the United States was talking about "roads and bridges" and "class sizes" in a foreign policy debate - and his Republican challenger talked about promoting...(Read Full Post)