Tuesday, May 10, 2011
I guess if you can’t fix double-digit unemployment or lower $4.27 a gallon gas, all that’s left is to reach out to your Muslim friends and sing Kumbaya.
President Barack Obama is preparing a fresh outreach to the Muslim world in coming days, senior U.S. officials say, one that will ask those in the Middle East and beyond to reject Islamic militancy in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death and embrace a new era of relations with the U.S.
You have to wonder who is advising this president? With his approval ratings in the Arab world at an anemic 16%, and Pakistan — our so-called partner in the war on terrorism promising to declare war against the U.S. if we violate their sovereignty again, maybe this isn’t the smartest moment in history to ask those in the Muslim world to reject Islamic militancy.