With Obama’s presidency winding down, Bill Whittle takes a look at every one of his disastrous foreign policy initiatives. No one can doubt that, in the last seven years, Obama has consistently betrayed America’s friends and emboldened, and strengthened, her enemies. Sadly, the blood that will be spilled in coming years will be your own — and that of your sons and daughters.
This catalog of disasters adds to the list of reasons I think Trump has a real shot at the White House. Hillary is closely associated with — and apparent architect of — many of these failures. Trump, who understands Alinsky, won’t hesitate to savage her on foreign policy.
Trump also supports my “madman” theory of foreign policy. Back when George Bush was president and the Left routinely derided him as a dangerous “cowboy,” I viewed that reputation as a positive, not a negative. I was pretty sure that Bush wasn’t going to push the red button, but his reputation for wild man aggression was enough to rein in some bad actors.
We see the opposite with Obama, of course. His reputation for utter passivity, and a complete unwillingness to protect America and her allies, emboldens bad guys.