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The Problem is a lack of leadership

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Submitted by Gary (United States), Nov 14, 2006 at 23:06

In World War II we had Churchill and Roosevelt to eloquently motivate the torpid masses against the evils of fascism.. Today all we have are democratic liberal elites and apoplectic, inarticulate republicans that don't fully understand the jihadist threat, let alone have the ability to articulate it or motivate the west against it.

We need an agressive , passionate public figure to step forward who can hammer home to the passive, brain-dead american public about how close the west is to losing its culture and freedom. Personaility is destiny. Somebody with the intellect of Steyn, the passion and eloquence of Hitler and the charisma of Roosevelt would do just fine....unfortunately, I don't see any great leaders on the horzion, at a time when we need one the most......

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