Skip to comments.Fareed Zakaria Is A Blowhard
Posted on 09/07/2010 2:11:34 PM PDT by Starman417
Fareed Zakaria is commonly referred to as brilliant, but I think his brilliance is principally based in his ability to find the front of a parade and lecture everyone else about their shortcomings in the comfort of retrospection. He has a new article in Newsweak called "What America Has Lost." The bottom line of the article?
The error this time is more damaging. September 11 was a shock to the American psyche and the American system. As a result, we overreacted.
We overreacted to 9-11. Hmmm.
9-11 was a failure of intelligence, a failure of vigilance. We desperately needed to improve our intelligence gathering, yet Zakaria is critical of the intelligence improvement.
The amount of money spent on intelligence has risen by 250 percent, to $75 billion (and thats the public number, which is a gross underestimate). Thats more than the rest of the world spends put together.
And? One wonders whether Zakaria has noted that there hasn't been another successful attack since then. As if Zakaria regards success as a failure.
(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...
He is intellectually dishonest, and slants his program heavily.
The US is under-reacting to those who are seditious by proposing Sharia be used in the US.
I think the proper term is “tool”
There have been subsequent attacks.
Actually, I think we under-reacted after 9-11. An over-reaction would have been nuking the whole middle east, excluding Israel. An appropriate reaction would have been nuking only Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, and Syria.
I don’t think he considered what overreacting would really look like.
“based in his ability to find the front of a parade and lecture everyone else about their shortcomings in the comfort of retrospection.”
Gee, does this remind anyone of a POTUS we know?
A MUSLIM is telling us we over-reacted to 9/11? Hmmmm.
They all deserve each other.
The BJP and many Indian Hindus have often accused Congress party and their allies of being soft on Islamic extremism, Islamic fundamentalism, Islamic terrorism and Islamism by scrapping Prevention of Terrorist Activities Act (POTA) immediately after it won the elections in 2004, refusing death penalty to hard-core Islamic terrorists like Afzal Guru, Abdul Subhan Qureshi, Safdar Nagori, Ajmal Kasab and trying to scrap the ban on Students Islamic Movement of India in order to appease Indian Muslim community. It has also been accused of being soft on Indian terrorist groups like Indian Mujahideen which resulted in the resignation of then Home Minister Shivraj Patil in 2008.
Just a little snip amongst Wikipedias basically favorable write up of the INC
Any of the 9/11 families or friends should tell FZ that his life is as, if not more, worthless as those 3,000 citizens that he so callously dimisses in his typical haughty mindset.
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