Skip to comments.Europe Flattered, Unnerved by Kerry Overtures (Where Is the Exit Strategy?)
Posted on 10/03/2004 6:38:48 PM PDT by JimB in Venice
John Kerry's FLIP FLOPPING now has even the Europeans concerned. They love Kerry (his wife is so ...'european') but they are not about to help ANYONE..ANYTIME with Iraq.
....................But while anti-war capitals such as Paris or Berlin -- which have ruled out any troop presence in Iraq -- welcome such displays of multilateralism, they would also demand a clear Iraq exit strategy from Kerry if he was elected.
"He fails to explain how he would suddenly manage to draw other allies to Iraq. That's not convincing. He fails to say how he would do it in concrete terms," said Bruno Tertrais, analyst at the Foundation for Strategic Research in Paris.
Bertelsmann's Heuser suggested that such unresolved issues might in the end convince some European officials it would be simpler to deal with a second Bush administration.
"Bush demonstrated the same unlistening approach (in the debate) as we have seen from him. But cynically speaking, it might be more comfortable for European governments if he were reelected," she added.
What? You mean the Germans and French don't like Kerry's invitation for them to send their boys to die for America in Iraq? I'm shocked. Shocked I tell you.
Sometimes it only makes sense!
Our leader's in shock!
Lay down! Lift your feet! I'll call 911!!!!
***...adding that Kerry's popularity with the European public could make it harder for war opponents such as France and Germany to ignore future calls for military help. ................. ***
No it won't! They'll just start hating Kerry if he were to win and ask them for help. They only like him because he's an appeaser.
sorry for the two posts of this article. When I tried to post it before, I didn't think it went through. got a prompt that said temporarily disabled.
This was the attitude of the Roman patricians before their fall plunged Europe into the Dark Ages.
I could give a rat's ass what the Western Europeans think.
Trouble, trouble I tell you!
You know whats amazing.. all I've been hearing about in the last few weeks is what EUROPE thinks of Americans.. what EUROPE thinks of our president. I echo the sentiment.. WHO GIVES A RATS ASS?
When will we conduct a survey that asks Americans what we think about the COWARDLY TRAITOR BASTARDS that deserted us in time of war?
I never dreamed I would become a nationalist, but tough times show true colors. I WISH WE WOULD THROW THE UN THE HELL OUT OF HERE!
THESE ARE THE PEOPLE THAT MATTER...Americans.
"57% Say Finishing Mission Top Iraq Goal"
And I thought Ms. Heinz Kerry was an African-American. Great idea to give nukes to Iran. It worked so well in N. Korea. Many world leaders support John Kerry. If you would like to know who they are, I quote Senator Kerry: "It's none of your business." Some are nit-picking about his remark about Treblinka Square. For those ignorannt "scumbags" out there who don't know. The KGB HQ is in fact located in Treblinka Square, Cambodia. It just shows you how clever the KGB was and how knowledgable our future president is.
Here's what galls me: not only do we have to make sure Pres. Vincente Fox is completely mollified with ALL U.S. actions prior to our undertaking them, we now have to submit any foreign policy action to the litmus Global Test people.
I prefer Pres Bush's GLOBAL TEST.
You're either with us.. or your with the terrorist.