Barack Obama’s “Foreign Policy Successes?” Plus Marco Rubio Gets Palined: Today on the Teri O’Brien Show

This week Barack Obama spiked the football over his amazing foreign successes. From terminating Osama bin Laden with extreme prejudice back in May, to killing Anwar al-Awlaki last month, and this week’s two-fer, the dramatic announcement that all American troops would leave Iraq by the end of 2011 and the death of the man Ronald Reagan called the “mad dog of the Middle East,” Muammar Gaddafi. Certainly, when we think of this character’s decades-long sponsorship of worldwide terrorism, and his involvement in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, the phrase “good riddance” springs to mind. I shed no tears for Gaddafi, but that’s me, your typical right wing extremist.  How can our liberal friends celebrate the murder of Gaddafi at the hands of a blood-thirsty vengeful mob, who ignored his pleas for his life before they put a bullet through his head? That’s some end to what began as a “humanitarian mission.” These are the people who believe that Khalid Sheik Mohammed, who masterminded the murder of nearly 3000 Americans, deserves a trial that would make an ACLU attorney beam with pride. How do they pat themselves, and their heroic leader, B. Hussein Obama, on the back over this episode? Eric Holder? Anybody? Also, apparently forgotten is the fact that back in March, when this whole adventure began, Obama administration officials were very adamant that the mission was not to kill Gaddafi. What happened? Perhaps those are the great features of “leading from behind,” the ability to rewrite history, take credit for what can be spun as positive and have plausible deniability for the rest. As for Iraq, I don’t want to spoil the party, but I feel compelled to mention that our troops are leaving not because Barack Obama kept a campaign promise. We are leaving in the way that we are because we are being thrown out because his administration lacks the skill to manage the deal that President Bush cut with Iraq before Obama was in office. I suspect that the Iranians may be the ones who eventually will be celebrating. At the end of the day, have any of these supposed foreign policy “victories,” made us safer? We’ll ask our guest, investigative journalist, sought-after expert on terrorism and author of The Terrorist Next Door: How the Government is Deceiving You About the Islamic Threat, Erick Stakelbeck. What now for Libya? What about the resurgence of the Muslim Brotherhood there and elsewhere in the Middle East?

Speaking of celebrating, the Lame Stream Media is delighted over Herman Cain’s unfortunate comments about abortion. How could he sound so confused? Couldn’t he just have said that it’s “above my paygrade?” That seemed to work in 2008.

There they go again. Three years ago the unofficial members of the BHO campaign, sometimes called “journalists” devoted nearly all the time and energy they weren’t spending constructing shrines to Barack Obama going through Sarah Palin’s trash, speculating about the paternity of her youngest child, and subjecting every aspect of her biography to the strictest scrutiny. What a sharp contrast to the complete lack of curiosity or interest in the shadowy past of their Anointed One, whose own paternity continues to be the subject of some mystery. Now, they have descended on Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). We’ll explore it with our special guest, Humberto Fontova, author of several books, including Fidel: Hollywood’s Favorite Tyrant and the wonderfully-titled Exposing the Real Che Guevara and the Useful Idiots who Idolize Him. His family escaped from Castro’s prison island in 1961, and I can’t think of a better authority to comment on this latest LSM hypocrisy.

Tune in Sunday for the rest of the story.

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