Skip to comments.Christopher Stevens Feeds the Crocodile
Posted on 09/16/2012 6:26:19 AM PDT by DJ Taylor
Winston Churchill once said, An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile hoping it will eat him last. On September 11, Christopher Stevens, a career diplomat, became one of the first Americans in Libya to feed the crocodile of Ansar Al-Sharia and learned too late that while appeasers may hope to be eaten last, they are often eaten first.
Christopher Stevens was a Middle Eastern diplomat who typified the new breed going from the University of Berkeley and the Peace Corps to desks in Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Syria. He taught English to Moroccan children in the Peace Corps and helped Palestinian Arabs in the East Jerusalem Consulate, which has a firm policy of pretending that Israel does not exist.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said of Christopher Stevens that he made other peoples hopes his own and that may serve as a fitting eulogy both for Stevens and for the disastrous foreign policy of making other peoples hopes our own that brought on the Arab Spring.
Stevens, like Clinton and Obama, made the hopes of Islamists his own and they repaid him for it, just as Afghans repaid America for supporting them against the Soviet Union, as Lebanon and Somalia repaid Americas peacekeeping efforts by killing American troops and on down the litany of gratitude in bombs and bullets that have come Americas way from the Muslim world.
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The man who went over to help the rebels killed by rebels.
Mr. Snake approaches Mr. Turtle on a river bank and asks Mr. Turtle for a ride across the water since he can’t swim the river himself. Mr. Turtle politely refuses to oblige, reasoning that if he were to give Mr. Snake a ride across the river, he would surely be bitten. Mr. Snake protests saying that it would be foolish for him to bite the one carrying him, since it would result in him perishing also. Mr. Turtle considers the argument, then agrees to ferry Mr. Snake over the broad river. When they are half-way across the river Mr. Turtle feels a sharp pain and realizes he has been bitten by Mr. Snake. As the venom is beginning to take effect, Mr. Turtle sadly and resolutely asks Mr. Snake why he bit him, since the biting will also result in Mr. Snake’s demise. A wry smile came upon Mr. Snake’s face. “I bit you because I am a snake Mr. Turtle; that is my nature.”
These idiots running this country today are just like the turtle.
Basic Laws of Human Stupidity by Carlo Cipolla.
He defines a stupid person as someone who causes harm to others for no benefit (and sometimes at a cost) to himself. I look around the world and I see a lot of stupidity.
‘Unnecessarily harsh.’ Indeed! The Truth is often harsh. That’s why people prefer to deny it. But it must be spoken.
And this Truth is way bigger than Christopher Stevens; it is about Obama and Hilary’s absurd and very misguided attempts to appease Muslims in total disregard of the last 1400 YEARS.
As we said on the playground, ‘Truth hurts.”
What we need is a President with some cahones.
This guy says Stevens was a Muslim
“Yet I believe after my talks with Herr Hitler that, if only time were allowed, it ought to be possible for the arrangements for transferring the territory that the Czech Government has agreed to give to Germany to be settled by agreement under conditions which would assure fair treatment to the population concerned. . . .”
The whole “dead hero” thing seemed very much like typical political / media
Propaganda - overdone and saccharine sweet.
I hope now we will start to get at the truth
A year from now, the opinions in this article will still be true. What does it matter whether the observations are made the day after or 10 years after the guy’s death?
Perhaps Jesse did what he said he’d do.
You are entirely too clever and nuanced... I, and perhaps majority of other readers, have no idea what your message might be.
Sounds a lot like the MSM appeasers as a few journalists unfortunately found out.
Very interesting, thanks for posting.
Cajones is usually spelled with a ‘J’ not an ‘H’.
Jesse Jackson said he’d cut off Obama’s nuts.