Friday, December 04, 2009

Obama Follows Root's Advice -- Root Livid

Last year, Wayne Allyn Root called for a military surge in Afghanistan.

Of course, now that we have a Democratic president calling for a surge, Root has done yet another flip-flop. Now Root is slamming Obama for calling for a military surge in Afghanistan. Shamelessly, Root ignores that Obama is merely following Root's advice.

Root also makes no mention of Afghan civilian victims of U.S. military intervention; they don't factor into his opposition to the Afghan War. Nor does Root hold the neocon media or war profiteers accountable. No, the Afghan War is all Obama's fault.

Like many pro-war "liberventionsts" and neocons, Root incessantly rewrites his history, trying maintain his creds with every shifting political wind.

Among his few consistencies is a mind-numbingly robotic bashing of Obama. This is similar to many leftist's mind-numbingly robotic bashing of Bush. Both ignore that neither Bush nor Obama, nor any president, is primarily responsible for U.S. foreign policy. There is an Establishment, with some powerful players.

It's not a Democrat vs. Republican vs. Libertarian thing. After all, there's not much difference between those three parties. Those three parties may talk differently, but none of them are especially principled.

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