It was prescient, then, that when President Obama addressed graduates of the Coast Guard Academy and told them that “denying it (climate change), or refusing to deal with it endangers our national security. Anything less is negligence. It is a dereliction of duty and it undermines the readiness of our forces,” he was describing and referring to Republicans.
Republicans have actively worked for the collapse of the political system (government) entirely. Now, the machinations of the Republicans have been exposed on the global stage and finally a foreign leader said what the world and an increasing number of Americans already know.
Republicans are looking for ways to increase the already bloated defense budget they claim is woefully underfunded. And, as is their wont, they are targeting domestic programs due to their regard for the “out-of-control” and “unsustainable deficit.”
It is unlikely any American over the age of three or four will forget 911, but it is highly likely the majority of Americans will forget the long-lasting devastation an incompetent Republican administration’s response wrought on the nation.
On Monday, Fox News columnist J.D. Gordon wrote an article that cranked the hyperbole up to 11, as the former Pentagon spokesman evoked Nazi Germany while describing this recent situation involving Sgt. Bergdahl and the Gitmo prisoner swap.