Selection of leaders says a lot about us

newsroom@islandpacket.comMay 19, 2014 

The danger to America is not Barack Obama. It's a citizenry capable of trusting this man to be its president. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore common sense to those who choose leaders with no more judgment than Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain.

What have taxpayers received of value for the enormous, unwinnable costs that our interventions and wars have inflicted on innocent people around the world for more than 50 years? In wasting untold trillions of dollars, we have earned nothing but contempt from former admirers, millions of new enemies, and national debt.

Charles Schisler

Bluffton

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