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The Eunuch-in-Chief shows his ineptitude by negotiating with terrorists

The Somali “pirates” are at it again, and this time they’ve provided the United States with that foreign policy crisis that VPOTUS Biden predicted would occur.  The pirates terrorists are now targeting US-flagged and manned vessels, and that puts our Eunuch-in-Chief in a position where he must (heaven forbid) make a real decision.  To no one’s surprise, he and his administration have decided to play nicey with the terrorists and negotiate with them.

The FBI sent in hostage negotiators and is investigating the Somali pirates, raising the possibility of federal charges against the men if they are captured.  But Obama has remained silent on the standoff so far.

“Obama has remained silent”.  Somehow I have this vision of him in his closet in a fetal position with his blanky and his binky (apologies to TOTUS), rocking back and forth and calling for his mommy because he is utterly incapable of dealing with a real crisis.

There have been a number of comparisons of the E-i-C and Jimmy Carter over the last year or so.  But this situation hearkens back to Bill Clinton and his pursuit of terrorists using “law enforcement.”  Byron York did an outstanding job of documenting his approach in this National Review article.  Does this sound familiar?

So Clinton talked tough. But he did not act tough. Indeed, a review of his years in office shows that each time the president was confronted with a major terrorist attack — the February 26, 1993, bombing of the World Trade Center, the Khobar Towers attack, the August 7, 1998, bombing of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, and the October 12, 2000, attack on the USS Cole — Clinton was preoccupied with his own political fortunes to an extent that precluded his giving serious and sustained attention to fighting terrorism.

Something tells me that perhaps E-i-C is more worried about his domestic woes and the difficulties facing his administration with the economy and would prefer to just ignore what’s going on overseas.  Yes, his “America Sucks” tour took him outside our borders, but I suspect he would rather have been back here, eating pizza.

In York’s article, Dick Morris is quoted regarding Clinton and his tactics:

“He had almost an allergy to using people in uniform,” Morris explains. “He was terrified of incurring casualties; the lessons of Vietnam were ingrained far too deeply in him. He lacked a faith that it would work, and I think he was constantly fearful of reprisals.” But there was more to it than that. “On another level, I just don’t think it was his thing,” Morris says. “You could talk to him about income redistribution and he would talk to you for hours and hours. Talk to him about terrorism, and all you’d get was a series of grunts.”

I strongly suspect that dealing with terrorists is not President Fluffy’s “thing”. 

It’s very simple:  the pirates are terrorists.  Terrorists only understand force.  Using “hostage negotiators” simply shows the Somalis and the other Muslim (and other) terrorist communities out there that Fluffy isn’t going to lift a finger to stop them.  The emasculation of the United States is well underway, and it will not stop until something far worse than a rowboat full of buffoons with guns hits us.

P.S.: Apparently mbecker908 and I were on the same wavelength, as we both used the Clinton analogy in posts about 3 minutes apart…

UPDATE:  I’ll bet the pirates terrorists are just shaking in their sandals over this gem.  

FBI agents are investigating the Somali pirates who hijacked a U.S. ship and are holding its captain hostage, U.S. officials said Saturday, raising the possibility of federal charges against the men if they are captured.

Federal charges?  Mercy sakes, if I was a terrorist, I’d just be terrified.  I’m sure that has pirates all over the Gulf of Aden turning tail and running, fearful of the reprisals of the big, bad FBI.

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