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The rest of Sen. Paul’s speech at Heritage yesterday wasn’t awful, but one paragrap was so incredibly asinine as to… well, words almost fail. But really, talk about jaw-droppingly awful! Read about it here.
Okay, please do go to the link above to read my comments on it. But so you’ll at least see what I’m objecting to, here is the paragraph in question, which manages to fit five myths into just a few sentences:
In the 1980s, the war caucus in Congress armed bin Laden and the mujaheddin in their fight with the Soviet Union. In fact, it was the official position of the State Department to support radical jihad against the Soviets. We all know how well that worked out.
The statement would be laughable, except that if people believe it, it will actually be dangerous.
Come on, Sen. Paul: You make a lot of sense on domestic matters. Surely you can avoid spewing junk like this when making a prepared speech about foreign policy. Surely.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?