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Appeasement and the Meaning of America Second, brought to us by Joe Biden in his own words

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Submitted by Sofa Sogood (United States), Sep 28, 2008 at 15:11

Anne Bayefsky, using direct quotations from Joe Biden, has outlined the stark difference between the meaning of the McCain/Palin campaign motto, America First, and the Biden/Obama world vision and method of appeasement, enough to scare the pants off Americans, the true meaning of which is, America Second.

The following are headings of her short paragraphs.

Amierca Second

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An inability to recognize the enemy when it stares them in the face.

The lack of straight talk about American values and the assault which has been launched upon them.

Prioritizing optics over substance.

Treading lightly on Russia

Naiveté about Russian and Chinese intentions.

Showcasing America as weak and unwilling to use force.

Putting the feelings of mobs and despots above the interests of the United States and its democratic allies.

Grossly underestimating the enemy.

Turning diplomacy into an instrument of self-destruction, where cheap talk gives the enemy legitimacy and time.

No pre-conditions for talks with Iran and hand the enemy the tools he needs to run out the clock.

A long-time love affair with the United Nations.

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