Skip to comments.BOORTZ: KERRY'S INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT
Posted on 03/04/2004 4:39:39 AM PST by Pokey78
I present to you the lead paragraph in an article which appears in today's edition of The Independent from London:
"If the human race as a whole, rather than 50 states plus the District of Colombia, could cast a ballot this coming November, John Kerry would surely win the presidency by a landslide."
Now ... just why is this? You can search the newspapers and the Internet for commentary by a lot of people a whole lot smarter than me who are adept at using the language of international diplomacy who present all sorts of complex reasons why the "world" would elect John Kerry.
No flowery, pretentious language here. I can 'splain this to you without trying to impress you with multisyllabic words and complex thoughts difficult to absorb. It's just this simple: These people would vote for Kerry because he would weaken us and empower them.
The United States is the most powerful nation in the world .... culturally, politically, economically, and militarily. The U.S. is the proverbial 800 pound gorilla. You may not like that ... and many people in other countries certainly don't like it ... but it is reality.
Question: You do understand, don't you, that some nation is going to dominate the world. Some way, some how, through force, sheer size, happenstance or the mere operation of the laws of nature, some nation is going to dominate. It cannot be any other way. As long as there are nations it will be completely impossible for this world to exist without the dominating influence of one of those nations or one culture. If you aren't happy that the United States just happens to be that nation right now, tell me -- which nation would you chose?
So ... the United States dominates, and much of the rest of the world, especially the Euro-weenies, don't like it one little bit. These people think that the United States simply should not have the right to exercise its power, to use its military superiority, without their permission! How dare George Bush not seek the express approval of the United Nations before he takes actions which he believes necessary to protect his people and his nation? How dare George Bush not seek European approval of every element of his plan to attack and destroy international Islamic terrorism?
Why would John Kerry win a world-wide election for president of the United States? The rest of the world would like to see a weaker America. The weaker we are, the stronger they can become. The less our influence, the greater is theirs. The rest of the world would like to see America grovel at their feet for permission to use our military in our own self defense, to protect Americans and American interests across the globe. The rest of the world wants to see America engage in a glorified international game of "Mommy May I?", with the useless United Nations as the mommy. And --- you know what? John Kerry is ready to give the rest of the world exactly what it wants. Kerry has been hammering Bush for what Kerry believes to be his foreign policy failures. What failures? The failure to get the permission of the rest of the world for every action he takes in the international theatre. John Kerry wants to subordinate the sovereignty of the United States to the authority of the United Nations and the international community, and the international community loves him for it.
I want you to go back to that lead paragraph in the Independent article again. There's some nuance in that writing that has been bothering me, and I think I've figured it out. The paragraph reference "the fifty states and the District of Columbia." No reference to the United States. Why couldn't that paragraph read "If the human race as a whole, rather than the citizens of the United States, could cast a ballot this coming November, John Kerry would surely win the presidency by a landslide." Well, if the goal is to weaken the 800 pound gorilla, why even mention that it exists?
That pretty much sums it up. But there should be no reason in the world, that the US with it its 220 year history is a greater power than Europe with its thousands of years of history. Europe has squandered its power time after time and thrust the world into world wars with its lack of positive leadership. The US has lead the world into making it more civilized and peaceful.
If your neighbor's kids continuously tell you false tales about their 'evil' parents,
it's human nature to begin to wonder if in fact the parents are evil.
I wonder how most foreigners would view America if they saw our country
continually express pride in itself.
A LOT of it. I travel abroad, and people there always refer to how our press "hates" Bush and therefore what a bad person he must be.
I have always asked.....who would the terrorists vote for?
Liberals unconsciously hate themselves and take this self-hatred out on others.
Yes. And they would vote the United States out of existence and turn its treasury and power over to the most brutal and corrupt dictator(s) the world has ever known.
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