Skip to comments.David Miliband becomes Britain's foreign secretary [leftist weasel alert!!]
Posted on 06/28/2007 8:46:20 AM PDT by Enchante
David Miliband became British foreign secretary on Thursday, the youngest man to take on the job in thirty years, as new Prime Minister Gordon Brown appointed his team.
"I am tremendously honored," Miliband said, adding that modern diplomacy in his view should be "patient as well as purposeful."
Former Environment Secretary, Miliband, 41, was once Tony Blair's top policy adviser and had been touted as a candidate to challenge Brown in the leadership contest.
Miliband was reportedly skeptical about the decision to go to war in Iraq and, according to media reports, voiced his dismay in cabinet at Tony Blair's reluctance to call for an immediate ceasefire in last year's Lebanon war.
In addition to being squishy-soft on Islamo-fascism, Miliband is a complete idiot on “global warming” hysteria:
His appointment is a bad step not only for the UK but for humanity. We are going have to hear more of his simpering and whining, and see more of his baleful influence, than ever before.....
This is very bad news for Israel, Europe, and every people in the world under assault from Islamo-fascists. Miliband would sell out Israel in a heartbeat to kiss up to the terrorist-loving socialists, EU and UN, Arab League, etc.
Miliband sounds like a possible Jack Straw redeux, although no one other than Joe Galloway could match Straw’s stridency.
By reading comments from average citizens you can not escape the fact that most of the younger generation wants less and less to do with us. Every problem that they face they find away to assign blame to the “Yanks” and their relationship with us. Spend a lot of time reading their newspapers and you come away really disliking Europeans. Every lie, every distortion, every slander that you can think of is laid at our feet. I don’t wish anything bad for them, but I do notice that I don’t feel an emotional connection anymore.
Well, all good things come to an end, and while we are reluctant to let them go, I think it has reached a point where we must face facts, and we have to start forming new alliances away from Europe. The French, the Germans, the Spanish have all made it very clear that their choice would be anything other than the US. New governments in France and Germany don’t translate into pro-American sentiment for all that we wish it did. I don’t know much about this new Prime Minister, but have noticed that he is already choosing ministers who want a change in the “special relationship.” I do have the feeling that Brown’s tenure will be the instrument that severs the ties irrevocably.
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