Obama has shown his political leanings very clearly in his choice of where to intervene in foreign politics: on behalf of an aspiring dictator in Honduras.
Can there be anyone left who is deceived as to what Barack Obama’s political leanings are? He has made it clear in June 2009 exactly where his sympathies lie, in multiple ways. Of course he supports the intrusive, commerce- and jobs-killing cap-and-trade bill, and the Obamacare health plan that starts out cutting Medicare, and continues the cutting of health care availability from there.
But one of the starkest and least-spinnable pieces of evidence we have received came this weekend, when Obama’s “meddling” in the political affairs of a foreign country became evident. The desperate demonstrations of disenfranchised Iranians for more liberal government could not engage his interest, even to the point of expressing rhetorical support for their cause. The best Obama has done so far is affirm that the Iranian government should not hack the people down in the streets. A correct sentiment, that, and one that we all share – but clearly not the affirmation of the principles of constitutional government, honest and open government, civil rights, and government by the people that America, of all nations, should be making at this juncture; and in explicit support of the Iranian protestors.
Instead, where Obama has chosen to intervene abroad is regarding the hold on power of President Manuel Zelaya Rosales of Honduras, whom I profiled here last week. Continue reading “Blindingly Obvious in Honduras”