Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Bo Knows

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Granted, this editorial cartoon lacks subtlety - but does anyone doubt that the President's current stance on terrorism would qualify him for the South African Women's Track Team?

Obama did not strongly denounce the release (to a hero's welcome) of the Lockerbie bomber, nor would he rule out a possible meeting in September with Libya's Gaddafi...who sponsored the bombing which killed 179 Americans, as well as other terrorist acts.

The president then gave a "thumbs up" to Eric Holder's plan to prosecute (or is that persecute?) CIA agents who used intensive interrogation techniques to thwart terrorist attacks on American soil, and cripple Al Qaeda's leadership.

But why stop there? He also took interrogation authority away from the CIA and has placed it under the direct supervision of the Whitehouse, to ensure that the cruelest torture a suspected terrorist will ever face will be sharing a non-alcoholic beer with Joe Biden in the rose garden.

Bonus: A timely free bumper sticker from the Hope n' Change Gift Shoppe!

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Cocklebur said...

Stilton, love your work, but you are missing the point on this. Obama does not see the Lockerbie bomber as a murderer, the Libyans were justified in the bombing of the aircraft in his eyes. Because of the American opression of brown/black skinned peoples.
Us Crackers are so screwed.

Stilton Jarlsberg said...

You make a good point, Cocklebur. It's almost as if the president thinks America's chickens were coming home to roost.

But where would he get an idea like that...?