Skip to comments.TED CRUZ: This sentence perfectly sums up Obama's foreign policy
Posted on 11/17/2015 7:26:19 AM PST by Isara
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas argued Monday that one line from President Barack Obama encapsulated both Obama's foreign policy and that of his former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton.
Cruz, a Republican presidential candidate, told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt that Obama's statement was a "stunning indictment" of the president's policies after last week's terrorist attacks in Paris.
Obama made the remark at a news conference in Turkey earlier in the day:
What I'm not interested in doing is posing or pursuing some notion of 'American leadership' or 'America winning,' or whatever other slogans they come up with that has no relationship to what is actually going to work to protect the American people and to protect people in the region who are getting killed, and protect our allies and people like France.
During his Monday-evening interview with Hewitt, Cruz said he was taken aback. He also used the opportunity to link Obama to Clinton, the Democratic presidential front-runner who Cruz said would be ill-equipped to defeat the Islamic State militants who claimed credit for the Paris attacks.
"I think in that one sentence, President Obama has summed up the entirety of the Obama-Clinton foreign policy," Cruz said. "There is not a more stunning indictment of what has happened in the last seven years than his statement that he's not interested in American leadership or America winning."
The senator continued: "And indeed, the next sentence that he said after that was, 'I don't have time for that.' And I've got to say, my view is precisely to the opposite."
"Why would a president not want America to lead?" he asked Hewitt. "Why would a president not want America to win?"
As far as his own approach to the Islamic State and terrorism in the Middle East, Cruz said it "should be very simple: We win, they lose."
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N E V E R, E V E R take responsibility... but DEMAND respect and and insist that you be taken seriously.
They CAN'T have it both ways but I guess that's something they don't get!
Sadly, O didn’t follow that approach.
Cruz is worming his way into 0bammys brain
This is gonna be fun
President BO is definitely listening to the Republican primary. He can’t help himself. The very mention of his
own name is so compelling.
I remember how relentless Obama was on Bush's foreign policy during the 2007 campaign. Now he is taking a little flack and he cannot handle it. He really is a narcissist...
Clearly, he's not interested in pursuing 'American leadership' or 'America winning', but notice he's further declaring he's not even interested in posing some notion of those expected ideals.
Inasmuch as he's able, he's ALL IN for American being removed from leadership from among the world's nations. And he's ALL IN for America's losing ground in every aspect of US competitiveness.
In his own words, the president has declared himself to be a traitor to this country.
Any legislator that does not make it JOB ONE to remove this treasonous slime from office through all legal means, of course, deserves to be removed from office as well.
Since all this has come up, I see Dems saying “the Republicans don’t have an alternative strategy.” On that, the Dems should be challenged that it is up to the Commander in Chief to set the goals and establish the strategy.
For example, from an earlier time and great leader:
âYou ask, What is our policy? I will say; âIt is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us: to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy.â You ask, What is our aim? I can answer with one word: Victoryâvictory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.â
Or, as Ronald Reagan put it 40 years later with a different opponent: “We win, they lose.”
Sorry for repeating your Reagan quote but boy, do we miss him.
“told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt”
Hussein ain't got time fo nutin' but tee time.
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