Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback decries the situation in Darfur (3/5, Opinion). Of course, it is a tragedy, just like what occurred in Rwanda where 500,000 Africans were killed while the United Nations and United States stood by.
But wait a minute, senator. We are up to our eyeballs in trying to solve the problems in Iraq and Afghanistan. American soldiers are being slaughtered and billions of dollars spent in a losing war. So why should you want to dump this problem on us?
The U.N., to which we contribute mega-millions every year, was supposed to be a peacekeeping entity. So why aren’t they solving this problem?
You say the American people have said, “Genocide will not be tolerated.” Since when do you care about what the American people say? We want our borders secured and no amnesty for lawbreakers, but you would leave the borders wide open and reward illegals.
Bob Dole said that when NAFTA was coming up for a vote, his phones were ringing off the hook for him to vote against it. So what did he do? He voted for it. Guess you are just following in his footsteps.
And to think, you want to become president.