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Surely you're joking...

Reader comment on item: George W. Obama
in response to reader comment: Precarious consensus

Submitted by Garry of Australia (Australia), Mar 29, 2011 at 22:12

Surely you jest. I know an empire building nation when I see one, and the US isn't that. China or Russia perhaps, sure, but the US? Putting your own citizen's lives in danger when you have no strategic interest is not empire building. And lets face it, the US has been the most benign super power the world has ever seen.


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