Debt limit being raised? Against it. [Though to be fair, every single Democrat in the Senate, every single one, voted against it. And I suspect now that each and every one will vote FOR it. Again, in the spirit of fairness, every single Republican also voted FOR it. Sill y business hits.]
War in Iraq? Against it.
Gitmo? Against it.
Rendition? Against it.
And now this one. Libya.
See, George Dubya wanted regime change in certain nations. And Barry thought that was a bad idea. In fact, he even took time to speak to this during his now famous Cairo [Cairo-hahahahaha] speech:
By Howard LaFranchi, Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor / June 5, 2009
Tucked inside President Obama’s 55-minute speech Thursday to the world’s Muslims were four paragraphs that laid out his approach to democracy.
His message? America recognizes a universal yearning for the right to self-government, but regime change in democracy’s name is over.
“No system of government can or should be imposed by one nation on any other,” Mr. Obama said.
That premise distances the president from the controversial doctrines of the Bush administration and reestablishes a more traditional approach to encouraging democracy.
With this policy change on the part of the Obama administration, this new development makes sense, right?
ISTANBUL — The United States and other nations on Friday formally recognized Libya’s main opposition group as the country’s legitimate government until a new interim authority is formed.
Hope and Change folks, Hope and Change.