Toward the end of Wednesday night’s presidential debate in Mesa, Arizona, when the conversation shifted to foreign policy, newly minted back-runner Newt Gingrich tossed out some tried-and-true applause bait:
As long as you’re America’s enemy, you’re safe.
Gingrich was talking about the president’s supposed proclivity for appeasing the United States’ enemies abroad. Mitt Romney readily concurred.
That’s one thought. Here’s another:
Here are a few more:
- Moammar Qaddafi (1942-2011)
- Anwar al-Awlaki (1971-2011)
Kim Jong Il didn’t do so well during the Obama years, either, but we’ll be fair and chalk that one up to coincidence.
So there you have it: A whole bunch of America’s enemies, now in a terminal state of not being safe.