Or will he insist on O’Hare?
The supposed second coming of JFK, too tired for classy diplomacy with our closest ally and too busy planning a fundamentally changed America four years from now to address the present banking and credit crisis, will soon be confronted with his very own Cuban Missile Crisis:
Russia could use bases for its strategic bombers on the doorstep of the United States in Cuba and Venezuela to underpin long-distance patrols in the region, a senior air force officer said Saturday.
“If the will of the two states is there, the political will, then we are prepared to fly there” to the bases in Cuba, the agency quoted Zhikharev as saying.
Russia is a foreign, European power. Venezuela and Cuba are in the Western Hemisphere. Strategic bombers carry powerful nuclear missiles.
President John F. Kennedy on the 1823 Monroe Doctrine:
At an Aug. 29, 1962, press conference, President Kennedy warned Moscow: “The Monroe Doctrine means what it has meant since President Monroe (pictured) and John Quincy Adams enunciated it, and that is that we would oppose a foreign power extending its power to the Western Hemisphere, and that is why we oppose what is happening in Cuba today.”
Will a President that can’t a bide a bust of Winston Churchill gift from our oldest ally, as a sign of post-911 solidarity, occupying space in the White House enforce a doctrine enunciated 180 years before 911? Especially when he has already offered to sell out two of its former slave states in Poland and the Czech Republic that were promised SDI installations in exchange for Russia’s help in trying to persuade Iran to stay non-nuclear? The same Russia that helped Iran go nuclear?
Russia complains that the presence of American ships in the ports of the Georgia Republic justify consideration of the “offers” from Chavez and Castro. Georgia is another former slave state of the USSR that was invaded by Russia last year. As President Bush squelched Putin’s hopes to take over the whole nation, Senator Obama suggested moral equivalence between the invader and the invaded.
The new liberal Democrat President is being tested even earlier than Vice-President Joe Biden predicted last year and given the President’s disdain for old allies and apologies for American fault for the existence of enemies, is it really beyond the realm of possibility that Obama’s answer to the test could be allowing Russian bombers to land in Tilbisi and Atlanta, Georgia?
And if he wants to re-create Camelot, it would be easier to blockade an airport than a nation.
Obama is a post-Berlin Citizen of the World whose stimulus funds also go to illegal aliens. He opposed the border fence and would allow Venezuelans to drive to Chicago’s O’Hare with NY drivers licenses after all.
And the greatest attempt to make the Marxist dreams of his father a reality was tried in Russia.
Mike DeVine’s Charlotte Observer, Examiner.com and Minority Report columns
“One man with courage makes a majority.” – Andrew Jackson
Originally published by Mike DeVine, Legal Editor for The Minority Report