John Sez: Ok, let’s go through the checklist.
Last President and his cabinet committed war crimes…check.
Current president won’t even investigate said war crimes…check.
Started a war in Iraq based on a false premise…check.
1,000,000 or more Iraqis dead…check.
Started a war in Afghanistan on a false premise…check.
Bombing Pakistan, killing innocent civilians…check.
Bombing Somalia, killing innocent civilians…check
Still kidnapping residents of other countries (renditions) – check.
Not releasing guantanimo prisioners found not guilty…check.
Not closing ANY secret prisons…check.
Threatening war with Iran using the same story which was told about Iraq…check.
Won’t fully investigate the bankers and lenders which have led the entire world into an economic depression…check.
Runs the IMF, which has screwed over every third world population on the planet that it has gotten its grubby little paws on…check.
Turning the USA into a police state for the entire world to see…check.
Let loose Hannah Montana on the world at large…check.
Well, it’s official…the rest of the world has every reason to not like us very much at the moment.
Story from the AP:
Political scientists report drop in US standing
By BARRY SCHWEID (AP)
WASHINGTON — The United States’ standing in the world declined in the past decade to below Cold War levels, according to a leading group of political scientists.
Favorable attitudes have risen sharply under President Barack Obama with his commitment to “restore American standing,” but confidence in him appears to be in conflict with unfavorable attitudes about U.S. foreign policy, the American Political Science Association said in a report released Thursday.