Saturday, November 01, 2008

Another Foreign Member of the Blame-America-First Crowd Joins the Obama Bandwagon

Another friend of America (sic) joins the Blame-America-First crowd, writes Ken Blackwell.
Ali Larijani … the Speaker of the Iranian Parliament [said on] October 22 … that the regime in Iran would like to see Mr. Obama elected president.

Mr. Larijani is not the first hostile foreign leader to endorse or be aligned with Mr. Obama. In April, top Hamas advisor Ahmed Yousef also endorsed Mr. Obama. Mr. Obama’s long-time associate and self-described Marxist, Bill Ayers, actively backs him. Mr. Obama’s mentor and two-decade long spiritual leader, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, traveled to Libya to meet with the controversial Moammar Gadhafi. His church published a pro-Hamas piece on Rev. Wright’s “Pastor’s Page.” The article defended terrorism against Israel and denied Israel’s right to exist.

Mr. Obama’s political alignments are alarming.

Terrorist leaders never endorsed Bill Clinton, or Al Gore, or John Kerry. And to the best of my knowledge, terrorist leaders have never publicly supported a major party presidential nominee—until now.
Meanwhile, Richard Olivastro asks (while quoting the martyred reverend), Who Would MLK Support?
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
Read also:
• On Foreign Policy, It's Ace Vs. Amateur
• What Is It About Obama's Friends and Acquaintances That Stands Out? They All Belong to the Blame-America-First crowd

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