Re: Considering McCain, Obama |

Re: Considering McCain, Obama

On Sept. 10, I think letter writer Roland Meyer was correct in suggesting that we ask the question, “Who do you believe America’s enemies would prefer as president?” However, I think he and I might reach a different answer.

If I were a terrorist, I would want another George Bush. Bush has been a boon to terrorist recruiting with his policies and beliefs and has effectively alienated much of the world – particularly the Muslim world.

As a terrorist, I would hate to have Barack Obama as president because he would be effective in bringing about a worldwide coalition (including Muslim countries) to fight terrorism. Look at the reception Obama got in Europe -Europeans know who would be better for helping build world relations. I hope Americans are as insightful.

So, yes, do think about who the terrorists would prefer. Would you choose Obama, who would be much more effective in leading a world coalition against terrorism? Or McCain, who would continue or increase jingoistic aggression that supports terrorist recruiting while turning the rest of the Muslim world against us for generations? Or even Palin, whose religious belief in the second coming during her lifetime (and Armageddon?) would not deter her from Middle East aggression?

Good question to consider.

Steve Eubanks

Rough and Ready

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