“I want to be very clear that we are resolved to halt the rise of piracy in that region. And to achieve that goal, we’re going to have to continue to work with our partners to prevent future attacks. We have to continue to be prepared to confront them when they arise. And we have to ensure that those who commit acts of piracy are held accountable for their crimes.”Ah, thanks for being clear. Clearly, you've cleared that up, and with clarity. Please note once again, and you will notice this again and again and again throughout his campaign and his presidency, he carefully avoids saying anything specific. Just lofty, meaningless generalities.
Quick, what's he planning to do to halt the rise of piracy?
Go read it again. It says nothing.
However, one thing's for sure, according to Senator Feingold. It's Bush's fault.
“For years, Somalia’s growing instability was neglected by the Bush administration and the international community,” Mr. Feingold said in a statement.Couldn't possibly have anything to do with the steady chorus of "Imperialism!" and "Bully!" and "War Monger!" coming from the same people who now say, and here's another Democrat Rep Donald Payne (NJ) making statements as specific as Obama's:
“Illegal activities must be dealt with. If you don’t deal with criminal behavior, then it will continue.”Well did you try writing them angry letters? I hear that's all the rage with the U.N.