Skip to comments.How Clinton Botched North Korea and Obama Repeated the Mistake with Iran
Posted on 08/09/2017 4:53:46 PM PDT by Kaslin
RUSH: Lets dissect some of this North Korea stuff, because the main thing here is it isnt new. The North Koreans and their nuclear desires is an old story. For those of you who are Gen X, you might remember the nineties. For those of you who are Millennials, you wont, and youre just gonna have to trust me that throughout the nineties, the Clinton administration 1993 all the way to 2000 North Korea was, off and on, a top-tier story and precisely about their nuclear ambitions and desires.
Throughout that period, throughout two terms of the Clinton administration there were negotiations both unilateral and bilateral meaning just us with the New York City and with others at the table designed to persuade them it wouldnt be a good idea to nuke up and that they should stop launching these little piddly-wink missiles that theyve got and behave. And they told us, Okay! Well do that if youll help us build up our power grid.
We would like to use nuclear for our power grid. So Clinton said (impression), Hey, you know, I got no kind of problem with that whatsoever. Ill send Bill Richardson over there, Madeleine Albright, and well fix you right up. But the underground promise is youre not gonna go nuke weapon on us. Oh, no, Mr. Clinton! Oh, no, no! We in North Korea, we never break promises. Well never, never go nuclear weapon on you. We will always do nuclear power.
(impression) Then youre right in there, Mr. Kim! No problem whatsoever. And they made mincemeat of us, they nuked up, and thats what were seeing now. And all during that period, folks, the media was praising the Clinton administration for having the guts, courage, brilliance, just like awesome diplomatic talent and skills, and we were having rings run around us. A 1994 headline: Clinton Says His Deal with North Korea Would Make the World Safer. August 8, 2017: Former President Bill Clinton thought he saved the world from a nuclear North Korea more than two decades ago, but he was wrong.
In the early 1990s, Clinton faced a growing nuclear threat from North Korea, but he ultimately chose diplomacy and deals over the application of military force. I was determined to prevent North Korea from developing a nuclear arsenal, even at the risk of war, Clinton wrote in his memoirs. He decided to change course after receiving a sobering estimate of the staggering losses both sides would suffer if war broke out.'
So were ? Im sorry; Im not this dumb. Were sitting here and were asked to believe that Clinton is actually pondering a military reaction and then somebody says, Mr. President, the fallout would simply be too great, and Clinton says (impression), Hey, you know what? I hadnt thought about that. I had not thought a thing about the fallout from nuclear warfare. You know what? Youre right. Were gonna go back. Youre telling me Bill Clinton had to be reminded of the fallout potential?
I mean, thats how this reads. Clinton wrote in his memoirs [h]e decided to change course [on military action] after receiving a sobering estimate of the staggering losses both sides would suffer if war broke out.' Come on, folks! The whole concept of nuclear fallout is not new. Its not something Clinton wouldnt have factored. Nobody was that ignorant back then. Its just a wonderful way to write that my instincts (impression) My instincts were to man up and take it to these people, load up and start pulling the trigger.
But then I was reminded of the staggering losses, and I had to retrench. I had to realize pulling the trigger, manning up was not the way to go, and so thats the way they went. At the time, all the way back in 1994, Bill Clinton In fact, you know what I want to do? I want to find something here. Hang with me folks as I run through the stacks. Here it is. Here is Bill Clinton in October of 1994. Ready? This is a good deal for the United States, he said at the time.
North Korea will freeze and then dismantle its nuclear program. South Korea and our other allies will be better protected. The entire world will be safer as we slow the spread of nuclear weapons. Thats 1994. This is a good deal for the United States. North Korea will freeze and dismantle its nuclear program I dont think that happened, did it? Can I share with you Barack Obamas statement after the Iranian nuke deal, April 2, 2015.
Its a good deal, a deal that meets our core objectives, including strict limitations on Irans program and cutting off every pathway that Iran could take to develop a nuclear weapon. Now let me repeat these. Bill Clinton, 1994, about North Korea: Its a good deal for us. North Korea will freeze and then dismantle its nuclear program. South Korea and our other allies will be better protected. Obama two years ago: Its a good deal.
Clinton says, This is a good deal. Obama says, Its a good deal, a deal that meets our core objectives, including limitations on Irans program and cuttings off every pathway that Iran could take to developer a nuclear weapon. Clinton says the same thing about the Norks in 1994 as Obama said two years ago about the Iranians. Using intelligence guided by experience, how longs it gonna be before were in the same set of circumstances that we are today except the country involved is gonna be Iran?
The Washington Post is gonna have this breathtaking story, Weve just discovered 60 miniaturized nuclear warheads that will fit inside the Iranian nuclear power plant and its missiles, and everybodys gonna freak out. Oh, my God! Oh, my God! They said they were just gonna build a power plant, and were gonna be right here where we are all over again in another 10 years down the road.
And what are the common denominators? Well, one of the common denominators is the Democrat Party. Another common denominator: Liberalism. Another demon denominator: Liberals belief that military action is never a solution to anything. What else is common? The liberal belief that doctors, nurses, clean water, negotiations, diplomacy, and words can end hostilities. It never happens until hostilities have been so severe that one side surrenders in defeat.
That hasnt happened here. It hasnt happened yet in Iran. And now the North Koreans are doing what? Theyre targeting Guam. I think we need to bring in Hank Johnson on this, Mr. Snerdley. Remember Hank Johnson? Hes a Democrat, member of Congress from Georgia. And Hank Johnson was against the militarization of Guam.
He was against the United States increasing its military presence because, said Hank Johnson, he was afraid that putting 8,000 additional troops on Guam would force Guam to tip over and capsize. Guam is an island. And Hank Johnson, well known Democrat, was afraid that that many military people would cause it to capsize and then sink, the island of Guam. Im not making it up.
Guam will Capsize and Tip Over into the ocean Hank Johnson
Now, granted, Congressman Johnson has problems. But he did say it, and it was not discounted or refuted because the Democrats dont embarrass each other, at least by calling each other out. So Kim Jong-il says he wants to demonstrate his nuclear prowess by targeting Guam.
Ive learned this, my friends, when theres a difficult policy issue, call in the Democrats. They are the experts at damn near everything, from affordable health care experts at that, right? theyre experts at predicting global temperatures, global warming, and theyre experts at preventing North Korea from obtaining nuclear weapons. You just heard Bill Clinton, 1994: This is a good deal. This eliminates any possibility that North Korea is gonna have any nuclear weapons.
Theres nobody better at this than the Democrats. They prevent the North Koreans and the Iranians from getting nuclear weapons. These people are doing great with affordable health care, predicting climate change. Who better than Hank Johnson, 4th district of Georgia, when it comes to all things Guam. If we want to have a response to Kim Jong-un in Guam, Hank Johnson: 8,000 Marines would cause the island to become so overly populated, it would tip over and capsize. Send Hank Johnson out to negotiate with this guy. That might be fun.
RUSH: Here, more audio soundbites. Mike, I want you to play these back-to-back with no commentary between them by me. This is Bill Clinton first October 21st, 94, on North Korea and Barack Obama on April 2nd, 2015, on Iran.
CLINTON 1994: This is a good deal for the United States. North Korea will freeze and then dismantle its nuclear program. South Korea and our other allies will be better protected. The entire world will be safer as we slow the spread of nuclear weapons.
OBAMA 2015: Today, after many months of tough, principled diplomacy, we have achieved the framework for that deal and it is a good deal, a deal that meets our core objectives. This framework would cut off every pathway that Iran could take to develop a nuclear weapon.
RUSH: Yeah, the same way we did with the Norks. We cut off every pathway. We slowed the spread of nuclear weapons in North Korea. Snookered twice, folks. Are these people that dumb or do they think we are? Which is it? No, Im being serious. Are Clinton and Albright that dumb that they could be outsmarted by the Norks? Of course not. Of course not. They knew what was gonna happen.
Is Obama that dumb? Does Obama really think that the Iranians are not gonna get nuclear weapons? Does he really think
? No, he wants em to get nuclear weapons. Yes, he does. I can see some of you reacting, How dare you say that! I say that because I remember Obama once asking, Who said we get to determine who gets nukes and who doesnt? There wasnt anybody told us we couldnt do it, so who are we? Why does U.S. get to tell everybody else what they can and cant do? Damn straight. Dont doubt me.
Do you remember that slimmy Bill Richardson from New Mexico? He took cash to the NORKS to get them to be quiet in 1994. Ask him!!!
The annoying part:
Nobody from the media EVER asks Bill Clinton, Carter, or Obama:
“Are you EMBARRASSED, in view of how badly things are now playing out, against the backgroup of how you first framed your NK deals..?”
“Yeah, you said it’d be a good deal for the USA, that NK would be dismantling their nuke program, and yet HERE WE ARE —what do you think...?”
NO ONE EVER ASKS THAT.
I’d like to know WHY.
And it never happens.
Lessay you were a road builder:
You pitched this ambitious proposal for a new off-ramp, lessay, and finally you got it funded.
“It’s going to be SO beautiful! So safe..! Faster, and cheap..!”
But how it plays out is it’s 10x more expensive, the cars crawllllll along at a snail’s pace.
At the end EVERY car inches over the edge, then rushes to earth 40 meters below, smashing into a heaping BALL OF FLAME.
You’re retired now, though.
YA THINK NO ONE WOULD ASK YOU ABOUT IT, as you shopped at the Wal-Mart, or whatever..?
NO WAY —they’d be screaming their lungs at you even as you picked up your newspaper on your doorstep, at 6 am.
You’d NEVER hear the end of it.
“Oh wow, there is that OFF-RAMP IDIOT..!!!!”
*360 s/b 180* lol
What is Deliberately?
I am shocked how little this parallel is pointed out.
Bill Clinton made it possible for North Korea to develop its nuclear weapons. When he made this deal, was there any intelligent person alive who truly believed that the outcome would be any different than what we are now seeing?
Diverting attention from the deal to allow North Korea to go full steam ahead with nuclear weapons development was the reason Bill Clinton manipulated his dalliance with Monica Lewinsky into becoming a full blown scandal. There was no reason to escalate the hoopla over that affair other than the need to get the North Korea deal off the front page. And now, we're seeing the results of that deal.
I could hope that Bill Clinton has enough humanity to at least feel a little guilt over giving the Norks a go-ahead for building nukes, but I doubt he does.
These NOKO bombs should be known as the “Clinton-Albright bombs.” They are responsible for giving that Communist hellhole the materials for “nuclear power plants” when every sensible person knew they were building nuclear weapons. Stupid Leftist Americans.
Kennedy may have been right. Was it worth 4,000 lost lives to doIran’s dirty work in Iraq? Not to mention the $$.
Actually these were great deals! If you are a US hating leftist.
WOOOOHOOOOO Rush. Thank you, sir.
I just can’t wrap my head around the world we live in.
Every Democrat statement has an expiration date after which it is null and void and therefore never happened.
I don’t believe that the DIMS “botched “ anything . It was all intentional . TRAITORS
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