Skip to comments.How's That Reset Button Workin' For Ya, Obama? Thu, Jun 14 2012 00:00:00 E
Posted on 06/13/2012 6:21:50 PM PDT by raptor22
Mideast: As Moscow tests a new ballistic missile, our secretary of state expresses concern that Moscow is sending attack helicopters to the murderous regime in Syria. The only thing changed is the degree of our naivete.
On June 12, 1987, President Ronald Reagan spoke to the people of West Berlin at the base of the Brandenburg Gate, near the Berlin Wall, and uttered this famous demand: "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" A quarter-century later to the day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the U.S. was "concerned about the latest information we have that there are attack helicopters on the way from Russia to Syria."
Reagan spoke at the height of American exceptionalism and power and in unapologetic tones against a backdrop of a military and an economy second to none. Secretary Clinton's "concern" comes after three years of apologies, disarmament and appeasement. Reagan's words doomed an empire. Hillary Clinton's plea no doubt inspired a few chuckles.
Russia has helped Iran with its nuclear program and air defenses as well as protected the country at the United Nations. It has a long-standing military relationship with Syria, which hosts Russia's only naval base on the Mediterranean Sea at Tartus. Its fondness for thuggish regimes is once again on display.
There's some dispute whether Secretary Clinton was referring to new shipments of the MI-24 attack helicopters or to those Syria already has but has not yet deployed in its ongoing massacre of its own people to keep the murderous regime of Bashar Assad in power. While the MI-24s are flown by Syrian pilots, Russia supplies spare parts and provides maintenance for them.
Some 13,000 people have been killed in the Syrian bloodshed. But that hasn't yet received the same level of response as the Obama administration had for Libyan dictator...
(Excerpt) Read more at news.investors.com ...
We began to be 'concerned' with the witless State regime of Madelyn Halfbright. "Concerned" is the women's way of saying "please don't hurt us--too much."
We need a masculine SoS. You didn't hear this "concerned" shit from George Schultz.
The Rooskies are still mad that Hillary spelled "reset" wrong.
I think she used the word for "belly button lint."
Yeah, it worked so well in the past, they decided it would work for the muzzlems, too.