Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Obama and genocide

Ed Morrissey has an excellent short article on Barack Obama's position on genocide. In a nutshell, Morrissey points out that during the debate, Obama said that "the American military must stand ready to stop genocide whenever and wherever it occurs."

Morrissey then cites a July 2007 article which said, "Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama said Thursday the United States cannot use its military to solve humanitarian problems and that preventing a potential genocide in Iraq isn’t a good enough reason to keep US forces there” (Hot Air).

So Obama was against using the military to prevent in 2007 but is in favor of using the military to prevent genocide today. Isn't that a major flip-flop?

It depends on how you look at it. Barack Obama's basic foundational principle has never changed, that is, say whatever you have to say to whatever group of people you are with in order to enhanse your probability of obtaining the power of the Presidency.

For reasons beyond comprehension, the majority of Americans just can't seem to see though this.


Norma said...

And the millions of black babies aborted?

knowitall said...

He could care less about anything, especially the war. He and the other left-wing illuminati will not keep troops there for any reason, geoncide and all.