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The Worst Decision by a US President in History – by David Horowitz
Posted By David Horowitz On November 13, 2009 @ 4:59 pm In FrontPage | 391 Comments
The Obama administration  has taken a giant step in its march to throw in the towel in the war against radical Islam . On FoxNews this morning, Peter King said of the decision to try the soldiers of al-Qaeda  — who by their own account have no country but their cause — as civilians
“may be the worst decision by a U.S. president in history.”
It certainly is. It sends a signal to terrorists everywhere to attack civilians.
The administration is justifying its decisions on the grounds that because the 9/11 attackers targeted civilians they should be tried as civilians. This makes no sense unless you are a Democrat  who believes that the “holy war” that Islamic jihadists  have formally declared on us is no different from the acts of isolated individuals who have decided to break the law. This is the approach to the war on terror that John Kerry  championed in 2004. Now that Americans have had the poor judgment — the suicidally poor judgment — to make a leftist  their president, this is the strategy our nation is set to pursue.
The decision to try the jihadists in a civilian court is also a decision which will divulge America’s security secrets to the enemy since civilian courts afford defendants the right of discovery. It is also a propaganda gift to Islamic murderers who will turn the courtroom into a media circus to promote their hatred against the Great Satan — a hatred shared by their apologists at the American Civil Liberties Union  (ACLU) and the pro-Castro  Center for Constitutional Rights  who have pioneered the campaign against Guantanamo and whose influence in the Obama Administration is pervasive. (BTW, The newly appointed lawyer for the president is the husband of Obama’s recently departed Maoist communications director Anita Dunn .)
Finally, this move continues and enlarges the refusal of the President and the American Left to recognize that:
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URLs in this post:
 The Obama administration: http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=1511
 radical Islam: http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/guideDesc.asp?catId=107&type=issue
 al-Qaeda: http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6211
 Democrat: http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6214
 Islamic jihadists: http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/guideDesc.asp?catid=124&type=issue
 John Kerry: http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=1346
 American Civil Liberties Union: http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6145
 pro-Castro: http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6148
 Anita Dunn: http://newsrealblog.com/2009/10/27/anita-dunns-intolerance-must-be-confronted/
 reading of the Koran: http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Infidels-Guide-Koran/dp/1596981040/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1258128191&sr=8-1
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