Obama’s apologies and gestures prove yet again, in his words, that he isn’t like those other presidents on our currency. And Friday, in Hiroshima, Obama may prove conclusively that, on national security, he’s no Franklin Roosevelt or Harry Truman.
Obama’s narcissism, his zeal for photo opportunities with him at the center, whether in Havana or Hiroshima, too often overcomes lesser concerns — like the best interests of the country. He puts his vanity before our nation’s pride.
Even without an express apology, there will likely be moral equivalence like: Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and we bombed Hiroshima. We’re all guilty, but let’s put it behind us.
In the 2016 cycle, the John Bolton PAC has contributed $317,000 and endorsed 41 candidates for the U.S. House and Senate, and Ambassador Bolton will continue to endorse candidates in the months ahead.
The inauguration of Tsai Ing-wen on Friday as Taiwan’s president represents both continued success for the island democracy and potential new dangers for its 23.5 million citizens.
The real problem has not been that he’s a war president, but that he has not appreciated that his actions have reduced American security around the world.
Iran is emboldened by the weakness they see in Washington.