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Does Mr. Bush "Get It?" A Recap

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Submitted by orange yonason (United States), Oct 16, 2005 at 01:54


His attitudes toward the arch-terrorists in the front lines of the war on Israel (and the USA if you have been paying attention) haven't changed:
1. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/news.php3?id=91319

And, while his recent redefinition the nature of the war we are in is a closer fit to the reality, he seems no better able to distinquish friend from foe than he was 8 months ago:
2. http://www.coxandforkum.com/archives/000526.html

He thinks the Iraqis will be grateful to us for freeing them from oppression, but if the rest of the Muslim world hates the USA for aiding the Iraqi people, why would he think that the Muslims of Iraq will harbor any long term affection for us, especially after we've gone and they are left to the mercy of their Mullahs?
3. http://www.islamonline.net/english/News/2003-03/22/article17.shtml
4. http://www.jewishworldreview.com/jeff/jacoby_2004_04_26.php3 (shouldn't that grandma be baking an apple pie instead?)

One of his closest associates is mocked to her face by Israel's (and our) enemy, and she keeps on coming back for more:
5. http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/World/2005/02/06/rice1.jpg

In the following "feedback" to a hard-core Islamist web-site, we can see what they are being taught and what the read in their press. This material is just concentrated standard-fare regurgitated hate-spew.
6. http://www.radioislam.org/forum/english/jusa.htm

So, the answer to "Does President Bush 'get it'?" is still "Alas, no." And since all that has transpired hasn't caused him to 'see the light', he isn't ever likely to.

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